Friday, September 27, 2013

São José, looking across wasteland

São José, looking across  wasteland, oil on card, 11.5 x 13.5 cm

This is the last one from from Brazil for some weeks: now I must pack and get ready for the USA.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

São José, near Rua Prof. Egidio Ferreira


São José, near Rua Prof. Egidio Ferreira, oil on card, 12.5 x 16 cm

Painted in a slummy district: these are always interesting.


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Homestead, Rancho Queimado

Homestead, Rancho Queimado, oil on card, 14 x 16 cm

Monday, September 23, 2013

From Aririu, near Palhoça; the USA


From Aririu, near Palhoça, oil on card, 12 x 14 cm

Misty weather.

 I feel that I have been repeating myself a little with recent landscapes and I am glad to be traveling to New York on Saturday, and Miami in October. 

Find me there if you want to share a pizza.


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Coffee-making things

Coffee-making things, oil on card, 13 x 12 cm

Part of an ongoing series of still-lives in which I try to explore spacial representation more and play around with qualities of paint.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Off Rua Thives, São José

São José, oil on card, 15 x 12.5 cm
A small street in a poor district.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

São João Batista


 São João Batista, road out of town, 15 x 12 cm

São João Batista, early evening, oil on card, 14 x 12.5 cm

These are the product of a drive from Florianopolis via Rancho Queimado to São João Batista.

It is not the most charming of towns that I have been to: the locals seemed surly and there was nowhere pleasant to eat.

 Perhaps I should have stayed in nearby Novo Trento, the Italian colonized city, where I might have least got some decent pizza (along with a sizable dose of Catholicism) but I think that generally as one approaches Joinville the landscape becomes increasingly suburban and less dramatic and the people duller.


Thursday, September 5, 2013

Ratones, fields and low trees, 10.5 x 9 cm   SOLD

Sluggish weather.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The road to Lagoa from Itacorubi, oil on card, 13.5 x 10 cm

Monday, September 2, 2013

Clouds over the dunes


Clouds over the dunes, oil on card, 12.5 x 16 cm   NOT FOR SALE