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Don Bonham – Sculptor RIP

quote: Fredericton, NB, December 16, 2014 – Sculptor and former Marine Don Bonham was a colourful individualist with a fantastical artistic vision. He was an inspiring mentor to numerous art students, a godfather to more than eighty apprentices, and a … Continue reading

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John Coltrane Blue Train (underpainting)

The basic design is complete, but as these colours are an ‘underpainting’ I intend on a much more developed range of hues based on how I ‘see’ the instruments within the music. That, and the inevitable session of sanding and … Continue reading

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John Coltrane Blue Train (under construction)

The basic design was created while listening to Coltrane’s exceptionally fine Blue Train session (Blue Note recording). It looks like this is going to keep me busy for at least a few weeks (if all goes well) as I intend … Continue reading

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Dandy

16×20″ Acrylic on Birch panel This was a fun exercise in pareidolia. The lighting is artificial from above and natural from below and, if you take the background as an even reddish grey, then the colouring will be obvious.

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New Directions – Dandy (under construction)

Free-flowing lines and a search for form within is the new method for a series I’ll be attempting over the winter in preparation for a show coming up in September of 2015. I enjoy combining bright colours in loose patterns … Continue reading

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Leon Theremin Plays the Aether

The soulful sounds of the Theremin flow from the hands of the master conductor.

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