Alexey Is Also a Smart Photographer And History Cannot Happen Until Yesterday

Yesterday’s post had limited images because I am no photographer and it’s hard to move in focus when underground a few thousand miles away. Alexey shared these on social media, mentioning that it was an “unusual” session, if Facebook got the translation right. I think that might be an understatement. A Moscow police officer modeling… Read More Alexey Is Also a Smart Photographer And History Cannot Happen Until Yesterday

I Owe Much To Alena and Her Sense of Life Taste

Alena Levina must be a great personality. So much expressiveness is lost between languages unknown. Still, from my Internet aerie I can spy her enthusiasm from 6,000 miles away. And she stirs mulled wine in the forest to boot! I believe that this portrait was painted in St. Petersburg, although again the language barrier prevents me from… Read More I Owe Much To Alena and Her Sense of Life Taste

Two Very Recent Paintings From Austere Architectural Theme

I cannot express the verve flow inside me when something new is created from people I like. I feel that I have communed in some untouchable way, while simultaneously sparks go snap-snap-snap in my veins. I often wonder what makes anyone else want to paint. I know my reasons—one underlying theme always present. I eat, drink, sleep, think,… Read More Two Very Recent Paintings From Austere Architectural Theme