Category Archives: Telling a Story


What could be more exciting than seeing ducks at the park? I really liked the parallels between this mom and her child. They stood in the same way, taking it all in, seeming to love from the depths of their … Continue reading

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Calling the Kids

We are in Barcelona this week and I have been to several museums. There is a lot of wonderful art to admire but it was two lively sisters playing across from the Miró Museum that caught my eye. I loved … Continue reading

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An Old Story

What could be nicer than two old friends chatting away a pleasant afternoon? I liked their relaxed body language, one sitting up and explaining while the other is leaning back, deep in his chair. It had the look of two … Continue reading

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Søndersø Moment

After a very social weekend, it felt good to walk over to Søndersø, a small lake north of Copenhagen, and paint for the day. I found a bench near a swimming beach and spread out my gear. The sunlight and … Continue reading

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Describing Nature’s Beauty

There are so many ways of looking at, thinking about, and admiring nature. Some do it with words, photos, or paint, others in less common ways. Over the years I have come to appreciate the perspective of my favorite mathematician, … Continue reading

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At Sea

We are three days into a trip across the Atlantic, from Fort Lauderdale to Copenhagen. Sixteen days to sketch two of my favorite subjects, people and seascapes, what good fortune I have. Here are a few sketches from these past … Continue reading

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In the Hallway

This is the last of the large sketches I did this past Thursday. The model, in red, posed with a kind of waiting attitude and I imagined that she looked like she was standing in a long line. Later when … Continue reading

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