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Garry Kravit
Self taught artist who flies airplanes to pay for canvas, brushes, and paint.
Self taught artist who flies airplanes to pay for canvas, brushes, and paint.

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Never Again
Happy that this one is finished. A tribute to one of the largest groups of law enforcement officers in America, the men and women professional airline pilots of the Federal Flight Deck Officer's program Never Again 12" x 20" oil on linen For those intereste...

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After Christensen's Solitary LIfe
Worked with a DVD by Scott Christensen this week,  painting along as he demonstrated. 28 x 28" oil on linen

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Those Who Serve
Working on a new still life at Chiaroscuro Studio of Art in Miami.  Working title, Last Line of Defense.  I am grateful to have such amazing artist teachers so close to home here in South Florida.   # ChiaroscuroStudioOfArt

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It's been a while since I've posted.  Between work and remodeling the artist retreat in North Carolina I haven't had much time to paint.  Now it's time again to paint regularly.  Karen baked her first challah bread from a recipe given to us by our friend Ki...

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Monet's Home and Gardens - Giverny, France
It's been a while since I've posted.  This is mostly due to traveling, building easels and taborets (and not painting) and household projects.  I hope to start painting again soon.  In the meantime here are few photos from Giverny, France - Monet's magnific...

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This week in Sedona with Abbey Ryan
This last week Karen and I flew to Sedona, Arizona.  What an amazing place.  I attended a five day workshop with Abbey Ryan.  Karen hiked a lot.   We started off last Sunday with a plane ride over the Grand Canyon.  The views were incredible. Everywhere you...

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Really Learning to Paint - The Old Masters Way
Last month I decided that I wanted to take my painting to the next level, a serious, high art, level.  I spoke with some professional artists I deeply respect and asked their opinions.  It became clear to me that I needed to learn to draw well.  After that ...

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Les Standiford, Water to the Angels
At Les Standiford's book signing this evening for Water to the Angels.  Les asked that I bring his portrait which he got to see for the first time in person.  An awesome event. Big crowd, including Dave Barry (standing in the back) and Ridley Pearson.

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Silver Cup with Pear and Leaf
After I painted this I enjoyed the pear which was sweet and juicy.   A nice reward for completing the painting. Silver Cup with Pear and Leaf 6 x 8" Oil on fine Belgian linen Video demonstration of this painting: This painting is available for bid: http://w...
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