Old Nipomo Barn


4"x6" oil on masonite panel You see, every now and then I still get the hankering to paint a barn. I actually stalked this barn for a few years. Being stationary, it may seem an easy target to stalk, but it is on one of those pieces of property that screams—even without signs or with its quiet, scary absence of humans—trespassers will get a load of birdshot in their rear. Or, as my late father would tell me, rock salt in the buttocks right when you jumped the fence. Why wait until your derriere was at the top of the fence? Because, while the property owner wanted to teach you a lesson that stung as it dissolved under your skin, he didn't want you crying on his side of the fence. Just one of the many warm and fuzzy stories told to me in my youth as yet another fine example of the good old days(?). To state the obvious: This particular barn had to be dealt with at a distance. 
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The Beverly Hills Art Show
(http://beverlyhills.org/exploring/beverlyhillsartshow)
I will be showing my wares in space #140, that's in the first park between Rodeo and Beverly Boulevards. Saturday & Sunday, October 17th & 18th / 10am to 5pm both days. If you are going to be on this side of the world, drop by and see my latest work.
Posted October 8, 2015


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