I've been working on and off, (mostly off) on this painting over the past couple of years. I have had it hanging on the wall for a few months now and have decided it is done. I worked from a photo I took of Notting Hill Station in London a few years ago. I just loved the interplay of the brilliant sunlight and the shadows.
After a months long layoff, I am back painting again. This is the first of many more to come in 2013. Several years ago, my wife, Anne, my sister Robin and I, took a road trip to Phoenix to enjoy the west and visit relatives. We had a wonderful time and this painting comes from the many photos I took in the desert.
I have not painted in several months. I have been working on my book. I am happy to announce that after months of editing, my novel, Sea of Guilty, has at last been published. It is available exclusively on the Amazon Kindle. For those of you who don't have a Kindle, don't worry. You can download the Kindle for free onto your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone. It is easy to do, and did I mention, it is FREE! The next step is to follow this link, http://amzn.com/B00ABRGTMA, or you can go to Amazon.com and type my name into the search box. The book downloads in seconds to your device.
Valley of the Gods, Sunrise9 x 12 inches Oil on wood panel
The Valley of the Gods, is located just outside of Mexican Hat, UT, not far from Monument Valley. It is one of the most amazing places I have ever visited. There is a 17 mile drive on a narrow dirt road going through the area. If you ever get close to this magnificent place, be sure to drive through. Especially if you are there at first light.
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“...one doesn't paint a landscape, a seascape, a figure; one paints the effect of a time of day on a landscape, a seascape, or a figure.” --Edouard Manet
Seated Nude, 1973
21 X 25 inches, oil on canvas
45 X 55 inches, oil on canvas
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