During the early winters of my youth, he stood guard over the silent nights as Christmas approached. Today he continues to soldier on each Christmas season and watches as the darkest nights are filled with a hopeful light.
“A wise bear always keeps a marmalade sandwich in his hat in case of emergency.”
It’s been awhile since I posted. I hope everyone is doing well in these oh so strange days. I thought a little marmalade might help.
The skates are back ‒ this time in an acrylic painting on panel. They are not an item you usually need in July, but these are strange days. Take care, as we all try to navigate the world: “On Thin Ice”.
Today’s post is the finished version of “Tapestry”. The two panels are joined together to form the final image. The ornate decorations and the machined functionality continue to call. I am looking forward to revisiting this combo in future pieces.
I’m still working on my painting of a Singer sewing machine. Today’s post is a look at the second panel of the work.
I’ve been working on another painting of a Singer sewing machine. It’s being done on two panels, one of the panels is pictured above.
Today’s post is the finished version of “Phoebe’s Singer”. I’ve always loved the combination of the mechanical and the ornate that flows through the design of these sewing machines. This one held a place of honor in our family’s farmhouse kitchen. It was used to create or mend, and the rocking of its pedal provided much amusement for many a youngster (me included).
Today’s post is the finished version of Island Preserve. Thoughts go out to all the P.E.I. fishers as decisions are being made about the spring lobster fishery. Stay safe everyone.
I’m working on another “Lobster” just hanging in a jar keeping an appropriate distance from all of the other lobsters.
Today’s post is the finished version of “Preserved Lobster”. He’s feeling a little isolated, he can’t get out and socialize as much as he used to. I wonder what that’s like.