Tag Archives: Painting

A Few Artworks

Yes, we have been sketching and painting up here on Vancouver Island as a few of you have asked. Here are pics of some of my efforts.     I have some other sketches done while walking and have other … Continue reading

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Painting, Music, and Another Sunny Beach Day

Today was a day for Jean to paint. Here she is with her beautiful work today. Both paintings are inspired by photos taken yesterday during our beach walk. I spent most of the day working on musical arrangements for Home … Continue reading

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Birthday Trip To Long Beach

Today we embarked on our annual trip to the ocean to celebrate Jean’s birthday hiking, painting, and playing some music. Western Washington has enjoyed a week of December sunshine which is most unusual. Furthermore, it is predicted to continue this … Continue reading

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First Beach…La Push, Washington

We arrived at La Push Friday afternoon. This is Picasso’s first trip of 2014.  It has been sunny, warm, and sublime. Hiking, sketching, and painting during the three longest days of the year. Today a sunbow was an omen for … Continue reading

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Overnight to Tofino

Tofino proved to be a beautiful area that will definitely go onto our list of places to which we want to return. It is more remote than our own Olympic coast in terms of getting there, but the beaches, islands, … Continue reading

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Our House Sitter Took The Keys

Yesterday our friend Lisa got the keys to our house, studio, and mailbox. She will be staying here during our absence. While we are painting in France Lisa will be working on a novel. We hope to exchange our creative … Continue reading

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A European Painting Sojourn Begins

All our bags are packed (almost) and we’re ready to go (not quite). Our art supplies are almost packed. They will be shipped as unaccompanied baggage before we leave. Therefore, that is the first priority. We will be sending two … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

Tomorrow morning we hit the road to the Canadian Rockies. This is a painting trip. We will be staying most of the time at our timeshare condo in Canmore, outside of Banff National Park. The Three Sisters in this photo … Continue reading

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Art Retrospective

As a part of preparing my studio for my retirement career of painter I reviewed my completed works from the last 8 years. It was like meeting old friends. Each painting evoked memories of inspiration, perspiration, and (in some cases) … Continue reading

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