Goat-Partial Shade 2, 12 x 16, oil, #152

Posted May 31st, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Another one of the goats from the side of the road. Their stares fascinate me, but I really just love the way the sun lights up different areas, since the overhanging rocks are uneven.

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Donkey Head Shot 2, 16 x 12, oil, #151d

Posted May 30th, 2012 by | No Comments

Same donkey; another pose. Since he was in shadow, I tried to emphasize the different colors in his coat, and lighten the background for contrast.

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Dark/Light Donkey, 16 x 12, oil, #150d

Posted May 29th, 2012 by | 2 Comments

Today a charitable organization sent a vet and a farrier to treat Langada’s donkeys. Not all were brought for treatment, but progress was made nevertheless. I’ll post a site later where there’s more info about this.

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Resting Goat-Part Shade, 12 x 16, oil, #149

Posted May 28th, 2012 by | 3 Comments

We often see goats nestled in improbable places in the rocks by the side of the road between Aegiali and Chora as we drive the mountain highway far above the sea. Most of them choose shade, but this one was enough in the sun to let it light up his luxurious silky-looking hair.

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Sunday in Port, 9 x 12, oil, #148

Posted May 27th, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Went down to Aegiali to see the Sunday ferry come in, and caught the fishing boats in port for a windy day of rest.

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Reading in the Shade, 16 x 12, oil, #147d

Posted May 26th, 2012 by | No Comments

Worked on doing plein air oil sketches of Brad and Georgios outside Georgios’ coffee shop today. Never could get Georgios to look right, though he sat well, not really posing, but aware that I was there.

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Voula Beach-Katapola, 12 x 9, oil, #146

Posted May 25th, 2012 by | No Comments

This is the secondary entrance to the Voula Beach Hotel in Katapola, Amorgos. Not very near any beach. Wonder what the story is. It’s right next to the School of Foreign Languages, and shares the same wonderful bougainvillea, which was in a painting I posted in May 2010.

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Chora Vista 2, 18 x 24, oil, #145d

Posted May 24th, 2012 by | 1 Comment

A windy, cloudy day, with dibs and dabs of rain, so I worked on painting this from the plein air sketch of a few days ago. (#140)

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Sunday at Georgio’s, approx 8 x 12, oil, #144

Posted May 23rd, 2012 by | 1 Comment

These men, regulars at Georgio’s coffee shop in Aegiali, gathered in the shade of a warm Sunday morning to talk of many things….Photo ref by Brad Offutt.

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Green Shutter, 8 x 6, oil, #143d

Posted May 22nd, 2012 by | No Comments

Detail from a house in Tholaria, Amorgos.

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