Diary; August 6th 2020 – Abstract art

During this pandemic I started a series that is pretty much based on creating abstract images. Which is actually not that new for me. When I made a transition from photography to painting in the mid-1980's and to gain some understanding of the various mediums, my artwork was pretty representational. When you looked at my... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 31st 2020 – Infection storm

Yesterday, I felt like crap. Which is how one usually feels when they are beset with a bacterial infection, especially in the earlier stages and the meds have not fully taken effect (e.g. some bacteria is still creating some internal havoc). About all that I could accomplish yesterday was to look for an image that... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 22nd 2020 – Shadow

This will be a two-for today as I am going to discuss the darker values of an image and introduce our temporary house guest, Shadow. How's that for a nice Seg-way? Probably the print values I seem to have the most trouble with are in the darker tonalities, usually the where I need some absolute... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 20th 2020 – COVID-19 portrait

Warning: science-geek alert! Over the last few days I have been looking at my metaphoric 'portrait' of the COVID-19 portrait I had posted earlier. Hmmmm, the resulting photograph just did not seem 'evil' enough, even if we know something like a virus or a bacteria is not necessary 'evil', but these little buggers can wreck... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 19th – Website updates

The one aspect of a maintaining an artistic website is that it's relatively 'static', which really means that it just lurks out there in never-space just waiting for someone to find it. Not something I find myself constantly tweaking or adding content. Versus social media, like this blog, that is consider 'active', where I am... Continue Reading →

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