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Moodboard

what's setting the tone lately...
wherein I find inspiration through my photography and other pursuits

Posts in Painting
Jungle wrap

My graphic designer hat is always looking for a way to play with paper and pattern. This jungle-like painting (A Different Conversation) begged for a wrapping paper application don’t you think?!

Abstract Dress

Journey of a prototype— the cotton/linen jumper. Testing fabric, pattern and artwork. The wear test is next…

Painted abstraction for dress

Painted abstraction for dress

Paintings on Fabric
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I’m experimenting with having my paintings printed on fabric to create clothing as well as on my Studio Sneakers (see the previous post). First project off the blocks was a dress in chiffon. Working out the large repeat on the yardage in coordination with pattern was an interesting problem and am happy with the result. Next up a cotton and linen jumper…

Woodfleet Project 2.0 panels

Three panels from Woodfleet Project 2.0 an exhibition and sale to support Wellfleet's Preservation Hall. The last panel Flash sold at the event with half the proceeds going to the Hall. Sweet.

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To Begin

My nephew, at about 7 years of age, when asked "where are you going?' replied, " I'm gonna go see what I get up to." This response is dear to me in that it describes what happens when I go paint.

I believe it is this openness, this willingness to be a beginner that is needed to achieve the proper state of mind to paint.

"Insight preceded by humility". —Anne Truitt

The lost dune paintings.

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Process

Sometimes you long for the lost images, the ones that got painted over...