Happy Isles, Yosemite

Every day for two weeks  I crossed a bridge over this river, the Merced, on my way to work.

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Summer in the Sierra

If you’re traveling out west this summer, I’ll be in Yosemite National Park for two weeks as an artist-in-residence beginning June 11. I’ll be teaching a 4 hour class called Painting and Printing the Park each day (except Sunday) from 10-2. Here’s a link to more info on the Yosemite Conservancy site. I’ll be posting […]

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Big thanks!

Sending out a very big thanks to everyone who came to the SR/A gallery opening! I was lucky enough to sell a painting that first evening, a watercolor from Yosemite National Park’s Soda Springs. The other paintings I’m showing are from Yosemite too.  The biggest piece is a white-line woodcut of Kolana Peak in the […]

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Opening April 26

For all readers near Washington D.C.:  Six of my Yosemite paintings will be featured in a group show at SR/A La Collection Art Gallery in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Real Art on a Shoestring will feature over 100 pieces (from over 10 artists) each for $750 or less. Come by on April 26 between 6 and […]

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Cook’s Meadow, Yosemite Valley

Three forest fires to the south filled the valley with smoke each morning, but the valley oak in Cook’s Meadow shrugged it off.  I painted this with ink and a  sumi paintbrush at about 10:30 AM.

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Yosemite woodcut

Kolana Peak looms over Hetch Hetchy reservoir even on a sunny afternoon.  This is a white line woodcut, done in watercolor on Arches 88 paper.

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Leaf prints: Walking press

Whatever you weigh, it is enough to print on a walking press! After you ink your leaves, just lay them face up, cover with printing paper and 2 thin fleece blankets, and walk over the blankets in your bare or stocking feet.   After 1 minute of walking, lift back the blankets and peel off the […]

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