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“One Thing Leads to Another”

One thing leads to another:  watercolor transforms into collage; watercolors become linoleum prints then collaged to become neither a print nor just a college but…  “mixed media” does not capture the result.  “Mixed media” is a technical term, really just … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

Another in Travis’ paintings on life in a rural community in the Catskill Mountains. Particularly notice the many white steepled churches. Continue reading

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Echinacea with bees

Echaneshia with bees, watercolor, 50×30 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. I don’t know whether anyone who viewed the Charles Burchfield exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC was inspired to go home and try to duplicate his method for enlarging … Continue reading

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“Weeding”

After 10 years of painting I am beginning to run out of room for storage of completed paintings.  From the beginning I have discarded “failed” watercolor paintings.  However, I have not subjected  my oil paintings to the same rigorous reduction.  Now to gain … Continue reading

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