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My new “office”

It has been a wonderful summer, full of great weather, great friends and quite a few trips to the beach….my new office.  Trips to the “office” have a purpose other than soaking up the waves and sun.  My new work requires a lot of beach stones, the more the better.  There are certain specs that have to be met, before I toss them in the sand pail.  Flat-oval-thin.  Black, white, green, or red.  Occasionally a stray stone, one considered “amazing” will find its way to the pail.

My new obsession is just an extension to my old beach combing days.  I felt a sense of urgency last week, as the water and weather will be getting colder, and it will not be a place for flip-flops for another 6 months.

 

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Inspiration

Not always am I aware of where my inspiration comes from. Sometimes sketches, but more often the sights and images I observe during my day and life.  Visits to the beach are always filled with shell hunting and perfect (in my opinion) beach stones. Sometimes I pick my head up long enough to take in other sights. I was fortunate enough to notice that some of my work mirrors or imitates some really great works of art, by nature and man.

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