In April 2011, a visit to the New York Botanical Garden to see "The Orchid Show on Broadway" produced a couple hundred digital photographs. The photographs in this book (which is the third book of three) are my computer enhanced images of the orchids I photographed.
A black and white commercial photography course completed in 1970 and a few undergraduate elective art courses in college are all that I needed to spark my lifelong artistic bent. I have been drawing doodles for a very long time. What is more interesting is the fact that I have kept, or some might say "hoarded", my doodles over the years. That "hoarding" amounts to a "whole lot of doodles". I estimate that I have accumulated over twenty thousand doodles during the past forty years. My doodling requires no planning on my part. It is a spontaneous and serendipitous activity. My paper collages on the other hand require considerable thought and time to complete. Although the execution of some of my smaller collages can be accomplished quickly, the creative process that leads to the finished product can take weeks, if not months. Some of my larger pieces may take six months to a year to finish. It is no wonder that I work on many pieces (small and large) at the same time.
Autumn Leaves Published November 22, 2012
Autumn Leaves Published November 17, 2012
San Diego - 2012 Published July 29, 2012
ORCHIDS Published September 22, 2011
ORCHIDS Published April 26, 2011
Collages - Volume 1 Published September 16, 2010
Doodles - Volume 23 Published April 26, 2010
Doodles - Volumes 1 and 3 Published April 26, 2010