Here is a sampling of my works on paper. I use a combination of Arturo and fine heavy grade kraft papers, watercolor, ink and graphite in my collages. 

Four Olives For The Road
Four Olives For The Road

Put on a lightweight cardigan and maybe a cap to keep your hair and ears from getting tangled by the breeze and those low-hanging branches and set off with a little snack down that path that continues to call to you.

Monday Meet Up
Monday Meet Up
Once The Butterfly Knot Was Mastered Irwin Was Back Into The Wilds
Once The Butterfly Knot Was Mastered Irwin Was Back Into The Wilds
Spring Arrives In February
Spring Arrives In February

Kim resuscitates Pebbles with a gentle Anuradha Pal riff to the naval chakra. Spring-like conditions in late February are responsible for a surprising number of sensory overloads and subsequent take downs.

Lyle Shares Rice Pudding Recipe With Perfect Stranger
Lyle Shares Rice Pudding Recipe With Perfect Stranger
Kerchieflette And Bralette
Kerchieflette And Bralette
The Flyers
The Flyers
Giant Pink Love Cloud
Giant Pink Love Cloud

Unawares of the great pink cloud forming...

Purely By Accident...
Purely By Accident...

"Purely By Accident Did Elephant Caress The Bystander's Ear" To say it was an accident would not be entirely truthful but, Elephant's trunk had a mind of its own-it went where Elephant dreamed yet dared not go.Truth be told, Elephant, for many moons had secretly longed to blow in that beautiful, delectable, handsome man's ear ...

In A Whirlpool Of Grass
In A Whirlpool Of Grass

A bee's wing transmits more than just where the honeysuckle is blooming - it also gives you instant access to the rules of the rumba, how low the tide will be at Netarts Bay and why a glass of water becomes a powerful elixir when told it is loved.

Strangers United By Way Of The Trouser Boutique
Strangers United By Way Of The Trouser Boutique

"Strangers United By Way Of The Trouser Boutique" High waisted, just below the knee length, indigo and ivory vertical stripes in linen no less...a rarefied find for a rarefied sense of style.

Last Warm Day Of Autumn
Last Warm Day Of Autumn

Mr. Howell's tradition of donning a new soul patch, coiffing his hair upwards, putting on his short sleeves and hitchhiking to his morning creative writing class was duly noted by everyone in town for it marked the last warm day of autumn - it prompted those who otherwise might not, to leave the house without socks, to spend extra time with the last brilliant rose buds in the garden, to sit on the edge of the porch with one's sandwich and simply glory in the day.

Movement Center
Movement Center

Due to the perils of modern day migration, Ona decided to rehab her cocoon and stay put for the coming season. To quell the deep instinctual urges to fly south, Ona decided that engaging in dance was the only way to move with purpose and not end up in Big Sur.

On Losing A Slipper
On Losing A Slipper

About the time Per realized he was missing his slipper, the grass had begun to entertain his toes with tingles that curlicued up his leg and round his middle leaving him dizzy on the lawn. His entire body was ringing, rejoicing, as if some Fairy Being was gently patting out Bolero on his noggin.

Alphonse Sinks Into The Moment
Alphonse Sinks Into The Moment

Alphonse noticed that moments are one perfect thing followed by another and sometimes all at once continuously.

Leopold's Nose
Leopold's Nose

It was one of those long summer days when strolls are punctuated by naps and detours into fields to look for bumble bee nests...a day perfect for the listening and retelling of a favorite story - the story of the mysterious clown nose left by a crow on the stump in Leopold's backyard. With hardly a sign of wear and lovingly fashioned from a sturdy rubber glove, (needless to say, it fit like a glove) it became number ten in Leopold's superlative collection.

Moira Arrives At The Hot Springs
Moira Arrives At The Hot Springs

For Moira, life enchants.

Trailer Rally In Sheboygan
Trailer Rally In Sheboygan

The pull-alongs were gathered in a circle and the level of appreciation could grow a mustache on a shingle.

Rabbit In Repose
Rabbit In Repose

Rabbit was infatuated, bedeviled, captivated by Stratoculumulus clouds.

Waiting Patiently While Teddy Embraces The Earth
Waiting Patiently While Teddy Embraces The Earth

...a few minutes to several hours...it all depends on the kind of day the earth is having.

Nonmalicious House-Tipper
Nonmalicious House-Tipper

Curiosity of unprecedented proportions coupled with the strength and innocence of Gargantua, Aubrey tries not to roll too many late morning sleepers from their warm beds or cause too many chips to the fine bone Adderly china, (as she does so love a crumpet served buttered on a bachelor-buttoned dish)...but, the temptation is irresistible - to see a cottage momentarily cock-eyed, to see a trail of smoke find its bearings from a side-ways chimney...

No Regrets!
No Regrets!

There is little known about the single performance of Verdi's, Falstaff, which took place in a small theater in Parma between the great wars and heralded the cosmic voice of a bass-baritone who was known simply as, Adessi. He was banished from the stage for taking liberties with the costuming though it is well-documented that several men and women swooned due to the sweltering heat and very possibly by the bravado of the young lead. In the end he was escorted from the stage to a standing ovation

Catch With Lucille
Catch With Lucille

She has big beautiful hands capable of lifting large ungulates out of harm's way and one-handing an official NBA game ball. Lucille is also fond of paddy-cake and stopping traffic when the need arises for deer, chickens, children, the occasional buffalo, folks who need a little more time crossing the road.

Aunt Lucien's All-Seeing Prosthetic Eye
Aunt Lucien's All-Seeing Prosthetic Eye

On the condition that it would be returned by the start of The Lawrence Welk Show, Lizbeth was granted her birthday wish.

Experiencing A Bird's Nest
Experiencing A Bird's Nest

I have held in hand and closely looked upon many a bird's nests, thought Calvin, but, nothing can compare and bring more clarity of understanding to the ins and outs of a bird's nest than inhabiting one.

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