Monday, July 29, 2013

painting in no time

a three act play in no time

48 x 66 in. oil

Sunday, July 28, 2013


Stepping out the door
i was met with the fragrance of
wild raspberries.
After yesterday's deluge
i was afraid they all
would have been washed away-
into the cottontail thickets
There's also something
in the smell of corn in husks
cooked over a wood fire
that marks this time of year.
With one small green frog
and a large brown
dragonfly for company
i ate summer rain
sweetened with
maple sunshine
and apologized for

Thursday, July 25, 2013

thirty-five year new northern

 48 x 96 in. oil

half the wood shed is full
i seldom leave it until
raspberry season

it is strange connecting
the illusion of space
across such a void

as of  aug. 18-13
as in the potential
to come in and out of existence
in any number of combinations
depending on a bounce and
then shifting between
the in betweens
might it not just be pulsing between
the dimensions that we see
and the dark one
with about 20%
in the transition
grey ?

aug the sun set,  anticipating the moon through tree tops

Monday, July 15, 2013


dead reckoning
self portrait
fluid dynamics
marching clouds
beginning to spin

Friday, July 12, 2013

building a fire

summer coyotes 
with pups
to the deer 
like mermaids
of selection
the blue jay 
carrying a phoebe 
from it's nest
as i arrived to 
chase it away
in the

Thursday, July 11, 2013


when did 
and honest 
a painting looks
as good
as the wall
but never 
the floor

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013


today a deer
just outside
the door
after the

Thursday, July 4, 2013

seawind ketch


designed and built by Nat Benjamin to sail with his family and friends.

see WoodenBoat Magazine Nov/Dec 2013

The red and white lead primer made their way into subsequent paintings