lace studies

I’m enjoying the artwork of Tamara Gonzales today. Not a fiber artist, but an artist using fiber.

lace studies

Recently I have been spray painting through lace. This has allowed me to make paintings with an economy of surface that still contains my favorite things; Baroque churches; rose windows; altars; pattern; decoration; excess and gaudiness.

dilmage


A police mugshot of Dilma Rousseff from 1970. She was arrested in Sao Paulo on Jan. 16, 1970. (Reuters)


Newly sworn-in Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff poses for a picture at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday Jan. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)


Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff delivers a speech after being sworn in at the Planalto palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. Rousseff, a former rebel who was imprisoned and tortured during the nation’s 21-year military dictatorship, was sworn in as Brazil’s first female president Saturday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

sunday in maine

stream along bike trail outside Cards Crossing, Franklin
stream crossed walking on bike trail outside Card’s Crossing, Franklin

birches in the Maine woods
birches in the Maine woods

blueberry barrens
blueberry barrens in fall color

clam or worm diggers
clam or worm diggers’ tracks on the mud flats, Taunton Bay

moonrise
moonrise, sunset on the beach, Hancock Point

moon in Maine, November 29
moon in Maine, November 29

shoreline at sunset, Hancock Point
shoreline at sunset, Hancock Point

Mt Desert from Hancock Point
Mount Desert Island from Hancock Point

Late November sunset, Hancock Point
Late November sunset, Hancock Point