Author Archives: Robert

In Praise of the Pencil and How to Make Some …

“And while a pencil is sophisticated enough to track every gradation of the human hand, it is also simple enough for a toddler to use …” The photo essay in the New York Times, which focuses on the pencil products … Continue reading

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Sea of Milk

Rounding out the new pieces in my current show at Fresh Flours Cafe in South Lake Union, is a fantasy piece. ‘Sea of Milk‘, is a fairy tale fragment that was suggested out of nowhere by a particular pose that … Continue reading

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Night Tree with Orange

One addition to my current show at Fresh Flours in South Lake Union, is a painted collage piece that I started several years ago. It hung in my hallway for 2 years before I finally took it back down and finished … Continue reading

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New Paintings – Fresh Flours SLU

Tomorrow I’ll be opening a small show of new and new-ish paintings at the Fresh Flours cafe in South Lake Union area, on the side street next to Glazers Cameras. (432 8th Ave. N, Seattle WA 98109/ cafe phone: 206 … Continue reading

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Readi Spaghetti – distressed medalion

Time out for a quick bread and butter joblet. This time a simple distressed, hand-painted graphic on brick veneer for a new Readi Spaghetti location in Mukilteo, Washington. (Their 3rd venue). This is one occasion where I didn’t do the graphic design but … Continue reading

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