Friday, October 29, 2010


The moose is at once elegant and clumsy. Sartorially speaking, the velvet brown of his coat is unsurpassed. His expression seems comical at times. His movements seem ungainly and locomotion improbable. That he should be a target of hunters, and the ingredient of stew, is incomprehensible and reprehensible.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Blooming Chirphouse

The "wackytecture" series continues with this small, 16" x 20" oil painting featuring the Chirphouse in bloom. It could be a spring, summer, or even a warmish autumn day. Birds and small mammals remain hidden in the foliage, while a few brave souls dart or glide overhead.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Pumpkin Patch

Occasionally a hardworking child sweeps fall leaves that have accumulated in her play space. Ever industrious, the child tirelessly toils to rid the area of unwanted debris. Somewhere in the inner recesses of her mind, she is toiling in the pumpkin patch. She is Cinderella perhaps, or at least, fairy tales swirl in her mind. It is doubtful that she will go to the ball, because fairy tales are just that. But perhaps a slice of pumpkin pie is in her future.