Monthly Archives:: November 2008

“Two of a Kind”

Oil Painting 5×7″ panel, framed If you’re an acorn lover you might want to see this subject as a silverpoint drawing too – check out my October 30th “Acorn” post. SOLD

“A Quail’s World”

Acrylic Painting 3×3″ bevel-edge panel The quail’s egg is a curious world to the explorer, the clear sphere. In my series of work called Meditations the sphere that keeps showing up is really me taking in my surroundings. This painting is SOLD. Please email me if you are interested in a new one.

“Venus Comb”

Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ gray-blue prepared paper This seashell was drawn with a silver stylus – a drawing medium known as silverpoint, which pre-dates the pencil. This was used extensively during the Renaissance era, though some of the earliest silverpoints date back to the 12th century. I prepared the paper with a gray-blue tone and heightened… Read more »

Meet “St. Pietsa”

Wood Mosaic 28×13.75″ dyed / gilded / painted wood The Art Fly is dedicated to my small-format Paintings and Silverpoint Drawings, but I also work in wood. Now seems like a good time to introduce you to my wood mosaic “St. Pietsa” as it is currently in the Works in Wood 2008 show at the… Read more »


Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ lavender-gray prepared paper That gang of cotton balls is back, this time as a silverpoint on prepared paper. (See “Soft Sell” the painting – about three posts back.) Did you know that silverpoint pre-dates the pencil as a drawing medium and reached its height during the Renaissance? This drawing was done with… Read more »

“Walk with Me”

Oil Painting 5×7″ panel Late afternoon in Ferndale, upper Bucks County – a babbling brook and shades of lavender everywhere. This painting is framed – included in the price.

“To the Tower”

Oil Painting 5×7″ canvas mounted on panel I love a field of hay bales! That’s Bowman’s Hill Tower in the distance, part of Washington Crossing State Park, PA. SOLD

“Soft Sell”

Acrylic Painting 6×6″ panel It had to happen sometime! Glass sphere meets gang of cotton balls. The finished beveled edges of this painting make it ready for a table-top easel or frame. Please email me if you are interested in this painting.

“The Gazebo”

Oil Painting 5×7″ panel “The Gazebo” is on the banks of the Delaware River at Washington Crossing Park in Pennsylvania. This landscape is included in the current show: Images of the Mills at Prallsville Mills in Stockton, NJ; the exhibition also includes views of the Delaware River and historic buildings in the area. For more… Read more »

“The Idle Plumb-bob “

Oil Painting 6×6″ bevel-edge panel I love the sculptural quality of this simple plumb-bob. According to wikipedia the word “plumb” comes from the Latin plumbum (lead) which is what many tools were made of early on. Please email me if you are interested in this painting.