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Posts Tagged ‘mixed media

First Friday Santa Cruz: Opening Exhibit @ Pacific Trading Co.

May 5, 2011

Hola, one and all: come see “As the Crow Flies”, a collection of nineteen of my paintings. They shall be at: Pacific Trading Co., 1224 Pacific Ave., in Santa Cruz. I’ll be there from 6-8pm each First Friday in May and June (May 6 & June 3) They’ll be up for all of May and […]

Abstract Expressionism? Or just art?

March 1, 2011

I finished this one last week. Actually, this has three siblings; it belongs to a series of four. Back in October, the Santa Cruz Open Studios event went on, and I sold a bunch of small paintings on paper. Inspired by commerce, I decided to make some variations on the themes found in those pieces. […]

Kinetic Sculpture: Alien Abduction!(By Jason Dietz)

March 30, 2010

Jason Dietz isn’t a man given to wild flights of fancy, but this image was too much fun to ignore. In one of those half dream-half wake states, Jason’s mind’s eye created a U.F.O. abduction. As a home builder and auto body repair specialist, he often uses an imagined image to create a solid reality. […]

How do you make an abstract painting, anyway?

February 16, 2010

While I’m on the subject lately of painting techniques, I thought I’d present one of my newer paintings. “Crow Song” is another in the series of “Black Eyed Angels”. As usual, click on an image for a closer look. While I was using the metaphor of crows, I was reminded of Sting’s tune, All This […]