After Hot Rain

As June continues to entertain us with turbulent weather, here’s one I made earlier, “After Hot Rain”. Given the choice, this technique is how I most like to paint. The view is Castelnau de Montmiral in the remote Tarn province of l’Occitaine, my ‘second home’. That summer we had some heavy thunderstorms off the Pyrenees. … Read more

To England, Portsmouth, London, Plymouth

Advance notice: I’m heading for England, Portsmouth, London, maybe Bristol, certainly to my home port, Plymouth, week of the 18th to 24th. My agenda will include looking to exhibit the “Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux” series and to continue researching The Mayflower for the 2020 anniversary. Anyone who wishes to see me, and or help with … Read more

“Universal Dimensions, Mysteries”

A large ish painting inspired by odd socks, arrogant science… «Dimensions universelles», inspirés par des chaussettes dépareillées, la science arrogante,… various friends and acquaintances in particular Linda Winter​ and Michael Baker​.

Universal Mysteries, 1
Universal Dimensions, Mysteries 1

This new painting measures 1002 x 1202 cms (40″ x 48″).

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Who loves Windows 10?

Oih vay, my without my consent Mircosoft upgrade my PC to Windows 10 today. I can see it should be a better system except for one minor detail, I’m getting some bizarre results. Thus if I can’t communicate/don’t reply, feel free to add to my curses aimed at Microsoft… Like the man, yesterday I saw … Read more

Blaye powered in

Here is a painting that has been struggling to come to life until today when after much though and few ideas, quite suddenly it allowed me to ‘power in’.

Blaye, powering in
Blaye, powering in
For those of you quick with maths and who like to work out the relationship between what you see here on your screen and the original painting the canvas on board size is an unusual 503 x 915 cms (21″ x 36″)

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Announcement: (Annonce:)

After 3 months of problems now tell me my fixed line number is not as before it is 0299089320. Kindly amend your records, thank you for your comprehension. Orange maintenant dire (après 3 mois de problèmes) moi mon numéro de ligne fixe est pas aussi avant qu’il ne soit 0299089320. Veuillez modifiant vos dossiers, … Read more

Gaillac series update

‘Gaillac, Surprising Vines’, If you like to see how it’s ‘done’, you may like to compare these images with my post on this date 18 Feb. this painting nearing completion, of luminous Gaillac, when complete (soon) will be part of the series. I plan 3 of the ville and about 9 of the most interesting … Read more