Tag Archives: decalcomania

Absent but Still Here

I had a visit this weekend from Bay Area artist Les Phillips. We had great fun reminiscing about art and teaching, then he gently reminded me that it has been far too long since I have posted here. Hence, what … Continue reading

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Ghost Girl’s Shadow in the Dreamer’s Cave

Earlier this summer I prematurely announced in this blog that my 53 inch tall, shaped painting in oil, on wood titled Ghost Girl’s Shadow in the Dreamer’s Cave had been purchased for the permanent collection of the Nora Eccles  Harrison … Continue reading

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Drawings – pencil, ink

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A selection from hundreds of drawings from 1966 to 2016 by Robert Comings Continue reading

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Drawings

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50 years worth of drawings, sketches, plans, and visual dreams. Continue reading

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Decalcomania In Time

This is my first exploration of what I am calling “Video Decalcomania.” When I was still able to paint, for decades I used decalcomania extensively as the ground for each painting and as the main stimulus for my imagination. Here … Continue reading

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Totem Repair Shop: The Last Detail

Totem Repair Shop is finished! All that remains to be done is to optimize it for printing and for sharing on the web, then I will post it here. That post will include a link to a larger version so … Continue reading

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Totem Repair Shop: detail #4

Above is an enlargement of a small section from my current color digital decalcomania project: “Totem Repair Shop.” It just keeps on growing: more details arise that need finishing, new possibilities reveal themselves, and I find myself with plenty to … Continue reading

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Totem Repair Shop: detail #3

Yes, this project is still underway. I work on it almost every day. Since I have not posted in a while I thought it was a good time to give everyone a peek at some more of the content that … Continue reading

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First Bolinas Instrument

Another post from the NFMOA Archives: The First Bolinas Instrument . It came into being out of a real fascination with the ephemeral sound of overtones and a strong desire to explore and listen to them. I started looking around … Continue reading

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Totem Repair Shop: detail #2 from work in progress

I am still drawing every day on my first color digital decalcomania project: The Totem Repair Shop. That title had started out as just a working title, but I am growing to like it. It will probably stick. Thanks for … Continue reading

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