Random Musing No. 1

August 4, 2018

The human eye has a range of 120°, mostly peripheral vision, compared to the camera’s typical 200° or more. That is why the figures sometimes seem distorted at the edges of a photograph. We make up for this seeming deficit by moving our focus (in movements called “saccades”) around a scene to build up a gestalt awareness of its appearance.
A painting, curated by human intelligence, is superior in every respect to a photograph, except for how long it takes to make it. If cameras took three hours to create the exact same image as they do now in a split second, there would be no question as to which medium people would choose when they needed an image recorded.

Coupla New Watercolors

October 25, 2017

Painted and sold all within three days. Thanks to my very good friend Caterina.

Some Watercolors

October 17, 2017

I sold a watercolor of my goat skull, so I did a replacement. The other piece is entitled “Ancestors,” because reasons. That is a vervet monkey and a hyrax skull.


September 11, 2017

Stuff I did in March. Well, the nudes aren’t necessarily from March; that’s just when I shot the pictures. I started attending Kate Huntington’s portrait painting session around this time, as you can see, and the watercolors started to peter out.

Every six or seven months I think to myself, “Hey, WordPress, you haven’t posted anything there lately.” So here we go, in date order, by month. The rest of February:


A Couple of New Watercolors

February 4, 2017


Oil Cans


Honorable Mention