The Great Van Project – 1

The Great Van Project Begins I suppose it’s technically incorrect to say that this project is only now beginning. The Great Van Project, as I’ve taken to calling it, has been underway for years. What’s happening now is that it’s

The Great Van Project – 1

The Great Van Project Begins I suppose it’s technically incorrect to say that this project is only now beginning. The Great Van Project, as I’ve taken to calling it, has been underway for years. What’s happening now is that it’s

The Moon Lies Fair Upon the Straits

The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits; From Dover Beach Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold has always been a favorite poem of mine. Just reciting the opening lines always puts me in

The Moon Lies Fair Upon the Straits

The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits; From Dover Beach Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold has always been a favorite poem of mine. Just reciting the opening lines always puts me in

Looking for Inspiration?

Whenever possible, I like taking photographs and using them as references for my landscapes. Fortunately we have some beautiful, scenic parks in the area, such as nearby North Park, and our Harrisonville City Park. But, what happens when I want

Looking for Inspiration?

Whenever possible, I like taking photographs and using them as references for my landscapes. Fortunately we have some beautiful, scenic parks in the area, such as nearby North Park, and our Harrisonville City Park. But, what happens when I want

Movement

I love how art never fails to move me in many different directions. As I study different art styles and learn about art techniques and methods, my pathway often leads me away from visual arts to other forms of creative

Movement

I love how art never fails to move me in many different directions. As I study different art styles and learn about art techniques and methods, my pathway often leads me away from visual arts to other forms of creative

At the Albrecht-Kemper – Part 2

Today I want to share a few photos — and my thoughts — from the current exhibition on display at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph. Some of you may be aware that my sister lives in St.

At the Albrecht-Kemper – Part 2

Today I want to share a few photos — and my thoughts — from the current exhibition on display at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph. Some of you may be aware that my sister lives in St.

At the Albrecht-Kemper – Part 1

As part of my re-entry into the world of visual art, I recently spent a morning at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri — about 90 miles from where I live. (Take note. This is important.) Visiting

At the Albrecht-Kemper – Part 1

As part of my re-entry into the world of visual art, I recently spent a morning at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri — about 90 miles from where I live. (Take note. This is important.) Visiting

A New Painting – Unfinished

Hello! I’m back again — briefly — with a quick update of where I am and what I’ve been doing for the last few months. It’s been a fun year, although it hasn’t included any painting until today. As I

A New Painting – Unfinished

Hello! I’m back again — briefly — with a quick update of where I am and what I’ve been doing for the last few months. It’s been a fun year, although it hasn’t included any painting until today. As I