Wood and Water

Lately, I have developed a fondness for wood.  Some of my recent favorite pieces are the large 24″ x 48″ that I did some time ago.  I also just recently finished the rectangular table for my friend, and I have recently purchased a few 18″ x 24″ panels.

There is something about the solidness of wood that I prefer over canvas.  In my mind, the surface and the end result seems more permanent.  I’m sure I will put my brushes to plenty of other canvases in the future, but for now, I like this track.

The new project on the burner is the small table above.  I picked it up for pennies at an antique shop a couple of weekends ago.  No, I don’t plan on becoming a full-time painter of furniture, I just like the idea of sprucing something up with my own touch.  Plus, if it’s something that will end up being used in someones home, all the better.

I will keep you all up to date on the process of the new table.

Speaking of 18″ x 24″s, here is the final result of the panel that I have been working on for the past few weeks.  I am pleased with the results and have already dove into the next one.  Stay tuned!

In the meantime, I’ve managed to do a few more posts over at my other writing outlet, the Wall Spin Blog.  One is about trains and the other about the Conte crayon.  I think you will enjoy them both.

My work on Wall Spin gives me an opportunity to expand on art topics that I would not normally do here on this blog, and they are meant to educate and provoke discussions.  Please do me a favor and leave your comments after the WS posts, as I am always looking for feedback and ideas.  

Until next Thursday, I wish all of you a great weekend.  Here in the east cost of the United States, there is a major hurricane flying up this way.  It will be here by Sunday afternoon.  I hope you are warm and dry wherever you are.  Take care and thanks for stopping by!

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