Walking Man, Jonah, and The Ancient Ocean

The completion of a painting generally means a decision to stop working on it, otherwise the cycle would never end.  This painting, which was begun in October of 2009 reached that generally unheralded milestone of “completion” this fall, 6 years later.  Technically, the work is not entirely done, as I have yet to build the frame for it, which, especially for my panel paintings,…

Sky

Jonah and the Cave of the Erth

Jonah has been coming up a lot lately.  I thought I would share a photo of this big painting which I have been working on over the past 5 years.

Geometry of the Wounded Savior

This grisaille (grayscale underpainting) of the interaction of Thomas and Jesus and the gathered disciples and their community, has been slowly developing over the past three years, the drawing took about two years before that.  I feel like the end of this particular phase is finally in sight on the distant horizon.  I look forward to seeing the structure fully unfold and ultimately to…

Commerce

Workshop, Studio & Land A slew of recent additions to our Etsy storefront are pictured below.  There are prints, bowls, handmade goat milk soap with free shipping and a few paintings, even. Please click on the green BaumWerk sign immediately below to visit the store.  Thank you!

The Priesthood of the Land

“In some places the mysterious relation man has with sheep has never been forgotten, people have not so far left the land, and still honor the sheep who help them to live on it.  For them there is joy of life in the shearing of the sheep…” Kevin Ford, Shearing Day.