40,000 Years

40,000 Years

That’s how long it will take the Voyager Spacecraft now heading out of our solar system to reach the next star. I have been watching the astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s wonderful videos about space and time and was amazed by this fact. Did it make me...
Snow Scenes

Snow Scenes

So far Washington’s snow is staying in the mountains where it belongs. But in my warm studio I pulled out some photos from years back when the white stuff blanketed the Trail near my house. I played with the composition, in fact, turning the path into an icy...
Back-Lightng

Back-Lightng

The rains have returned to the Seattle area just in time, because I had planned on painting wet street scenes. I pulled out photos of streets with back-lit buildings and people. I love back-lighting because it gives me an opportunity to create special effects like...