new painting – autumn bluff at flumserberg

Hi all, Well, after some toil over the last 2-3 weeks I now have a new painting completed. At 60 x 80 cm it is  little larger than my usual projects, but surprisingly did not take much longer. I credit a growing sense of confidence and experience with this small improvement. More specifically, I am…

new painting – view of kleiner mythen

Hello all, It has certainly been awhile. Bad weather and family commitments have kept me from my walks and shear laziness has kept me from painting and writing. I have, however, managed to finish one small painting. The material for this came from my hike awhile ago to Sattel. It was a lovely day, but…

weekend wander, june 2/2014

Oh, what a good weekend! I was very fortunate this weekend to have a partner in crime in the person of my lovely sister-in-law, Michelle. Now, I generally enjoy the solitude of my weekend wanders, but there are certainly a few people whom I would always welcome to walk with me. “Mitch” is one of them….

weekend wander – may 10/2014

Sometime after noon my family had had enough of me ruining their laid-back saturday fun so insisted I “go for my walk.” Thank goodness, even I was getting sick of clucking around the house tidying things that I knew would be a mess again in half an hour. Anyway, they think that post-walk I am a…

weekend wander – may 4/2014

One passion often opens gateways to others. With that in mind it seems natural enough that a person who loves art and loves the outdoors should be drawn to landscape painting. To feed these passions I have been trying to head out on a long walk/hike every weekend. I look forward to this all week as a…