Category Archives: painting

“I See the Hand of God in the Fashioning of a Rose”

I see the hand of God in the fashioning of a rose, The skill and knowledge of the craftsman shows, Each petal lovingly dipped in vibrant hues Before wrapped into a bud that’s tightly fused, Around each stem arranged the … Continue reading

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“Chatterton”

CHATTERTON By Poetic Meditations In the shadows of St. Mary Redcliffe, Fatherless three months prematurely, Living in Bristol, a soul-grinding existence; Dreaming of fame and fortune in London faraway Which drew you there like a moth to candle flame To … Continue reading

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“The Prodigal Returns”

THE PRODIGAL RETURNS By Poetic Meditations Years of wandering have led Full circle back to the beginning Where it all began so long ago Only to find you can’t go home again For Time has changed all things And the … Continue reading

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Starfish Watercolor

STARFISH By Eleanor Lerman This is what life does. It lets you walk up to the store to buy breakfast and the paper, on a stiff knee. It lets you choose the way you have your eggs, your coffee. Then … Continue reading

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Lidded Porcelain Bowl

Watercolor of a porcelain bowl I had lying around the house. Again, I left in the brush to show scale. BOWL By Valerie Martinez Turn it over and look up into the sphere of heaven. The tracery is lucent, light … Continue reading

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Great-Horned Owl Watercolor

Did this watercolor of a woodblock print I had made earlier. Left the brush in the photo for scale. A BARRED OWL By Richard Wilbur The warping night air having brought the boom Of an owl’s voice into her darkened … Continue reading

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Brimstone-Wing Butterfly (Philippines)

Another watercolor of a brimstone-wing butterfly I did for the arts and crafts fair.

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Brimstone-Wing Butterfly

Finally got around to finishing this watercolor of a brimstone-wing butterfly (click image to enlarge.) To order a set of notecards, go here.

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Pagoda Starling

Checked out from the public library The Dictionary of Birds in Color by Bruce Campbell and was struck by the variety of colorful plumage. Inspired, I took out my set of watercolors and painted this image of a pagoda starling … Continue reading

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“Night, Long and Empty”

NIGHT, LONG AND EMPTY Night, long and empty, is coming when no one can love, So seek out love while the day still has light, Find it and lose it until you find it again, Hold onto it, cherish it … Continue reading

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