Tag Archives: Poured Paintings

What We Desire Takes Us Somewhere

I believe that creativity is a manifestation of the mind’s fertility and the ability to see what can be!  Creativity is not limited to paintings, sculpture, basket-weaving, pot-throwing and print-making.  It is basically a flexibility of the mind and a … Continue reading

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Never Finding Enough

I became professionally involved in artwork on January 29th of 1989 when an editor-friend requested some artwork to go with an article that I had written for the American Hemerocallis Society.  One thing has lead to another over the years … Continue reading

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The Welfare of Others

I was born in early 1949 which makes me part of the Baby Boomer generation.  Yes, we were the ones who wallowed in free-love and various drugs all the while revolting against anything and everything which society and our parents … Continue reading

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The Kind of Person We Mocked

We humans are a strange species!  We are capable of self-LESS-ness as well as self-ISH-ness.  We are able to be kind as well as determined to be cruel.  We are petty as well as magnanimous.  Each of us is capable … Continue reading

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Feeling Incredibly Alive

Sometimes people will ask me, “When you start some artwork do you have a finished piece in mind?”  Well, sometimes yes but more often than not when I am facing the blank canvas or paper it is a moment like … Continue reading

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Understanding Our Emptiness

Again and again I am struck by the Hawaiian sense that one must live in harmony with nature, with others and with the Divine.  When such a value is inculcated in an entire culture it is taken in with mother’s … Continue reading

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What’s Good For The Canoe

Every year I look forward to the Merrie Monarch Festival and my annual hula-binge!  My brother Dan in Waikīkī records the three evenings of competition on his VCR and sends me the tapes.  When that “hula box” arrives here in Rincon … Continue reading

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