Monthly Archives: December 2013

Winter Night at Jackie Parker Park painting (and 2013 brief review)

2013 was a huge year for me artistically. Technically it began in the late summer of 2012 when I first read Stephen Pressfield’s books The War of Art and Turning Pro.   Those profoundly ass-kicking books woke me up from … Continue reading

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Autumn Shadows in Jackie Parker Park

I am really enjoying working on a black ground and the effect when parts of the black show through.  I have found black sanded pastel paper (Art Spectrum Colourfix) online but haven’t ordered any yet.  (The cost for shipping holds me … Continue reading

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Autumn Clouds Over Jackie Parker Park SOLD

The clouds got my attention.  This painting is from a series of photographs I took while on a walk around Jackie Parker Park, past the off-leash dog park and the kids’ play park and around the lake.  The clouds were … Continue reading

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Remembering Autumn (because Winter arrived weeks ago!)

Autumn ended here in the third week of October. November saw 18″ of snow fall (it’s all still here) and it’s been snowing since December began.  We’ve already seen temperatures in the -20s C, and are expecting more in the … Continue reading

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