Sunday, August 24, 2014
I am home, when I arrive to the Pyrénées. The train stops : Muret, first stop. Later we continue, I can't read my book, I'm addicted to looking out the window, looking at these beautiful mountains I fell in love with ten years ago. I can't stop smiling. I am home.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Painted in La Jolla, California, last month. It is in exhibition in my studio at The Glashaus, 1815 Main Street, San Diego, CA 92113. Visits to my studio are available by appointment only, since I am painting in France at the moment. To make an appointment, call Ernesto Aeberhard: (USA) 949-338-1446.
Next week, a three hour workshop at La Raillère, Cauterets, France, 2:00-5:00 pm. To register, send me an email or contact the library in Cauterets: (France) 05.62.92.59.96.
La semaine prochaine, un stage de peinture à La Raillère, Cauterets, France, 14:00-17:00 hs. Enregistrement à la bibliothèque de Cauterets, France: 05.62.92.59.96 ou envoyez moi an email.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
This painting is at the San Diego County Fair, in the DelMar Fairgrounds, till July 6. For sale, $450.-
Sunday, June 8, 2014
This painting is part of my solo exhibition at Petrini's Restaurant, in Little Italy, San Diego.
Reading Ariana Huffington's recent book: THRIVE, I found many pearls of wisdom, her own, and others' :
"I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself." --Mikhail Baryshnikow.
"You wander from room to room hunting for the diamond necklace, that is already around your neck." --- Rumi
Friday, June 6, 2014
Sofia Ruiz is a Costarrican artist. I learned about her in Costa Rica when I was there a couple of months ago. Her solo show: Asuntos de Familia, is a series of family portraits with the common denominator of internal tension within and between each family member. Her theme was: "who am I?" and Who am I for others? Who am I for me?
The question of identity is frequently seen in contemporary art. She affirms that "the loss of memory is the loss of identity", and cultivates her memories of her childhood as the inspiration point for this series.
Monday, June 2, 2014
This small watercolor was painted on location in Nice a couple of years ago. It is framed, and available in my studio-gallery at The Glashaus, in San Diego, California.
Remember: Balance, Unity, Movement, Proportion, Emphasis are the keys to your composition. And simplify, simplify, simplify!
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Chasing the light. That's the key to watercolor: 1, Make a preliminary value sketch. 2, Adjust the composition to accommodate light and darks. 3, allow each layer to dry in between.