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.
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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.

Some Figure Drawings

October 17, 2017

I finished off an 18×24 drawing pad the other day. Here are some of the pieces I particularly liked.

Female Nude 20Female Nude 17Male Nude 7Male Nude 6Female Nude 18Female Nude 19Male Nude 5

September – Part 2

October 2, 2017

Some more paintings from the past few weeks. FYI, I now limit myself to one self portrait per yer.

Norton

Rumford River, Norton

Emma's

Emma’s

Self Portrait 2017

2017 Self Portrait

The Big Trip and other stuff

November 14, 2016

Cannonville

Cannonville

Moab

Moab

grand-canyon-i

Grand Canyon I

grand-canyon-ii

Grand Canyon II

Abigail

Abigail

Madison

Madison

Claudine's Garden

Claudine’s Garden

Henrietta

Henrietta

Leach Pond

Leach Pond

Mumford River

Mumford River

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

And now for something completely different…

cthulhu

Cthulhu