Archive for November, 2011

    This project was in response to our assignment, the cartography of time. I chose to melt a block of ice on my board and mark its progress by tracing its puddle’s expanding perimeter. It took me about three hours of tracing. I know because I labelled the time that I made every outline. After […]


Green Snow Plow

20Nov11

I think this is missing a wheel or two on the back of the cab. It’s tough working from bad photos and memories.


Bobcat Study

17Nov11

The big green street snowplow is up next.  See my last entry for explanation.


On Snow Days

16Nov11

  Last winter I took a series of pictures of people scrambling to dig themselves out the morning after a significant snowfall. I have been thinking about a painting that would borrow subjects from these photos and that would investigate the occurrence of a snow day. As a child, snow days were a huge part […]


                      I sketched this yesterday while I was waiting around outside the art gallery. It was a beautiful day and the sun was illuminating the bright yellow leaves that paved the sides of the road. It’s too bad that the christmas decorations are already up […]


This was a weird painting to paint, because I didn’t have any details to work with. All I had was the sketches from a few posts ago.  Blowing them up on a four by five foot canvas was a tricky exercise.


                Here is the final product of the many many studies of the rope coil that I found at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. They go together as a diptych and are intended to have about a foot of separation in between them.