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Blog 111 May 11, 2022

Spring Art PrintProvidence Skyline

Confession: I have been intrigued with the pixel since it first came on the scene, and somewhere, have the painted evidence to prove it. Here is another example, my effort to explore the phenomenon of pixelation in the creation of an image of the Providence Skyline. The original work is done in acrylic and measures about 60″ x 40.” The view is seen across Kennedy Plaza toward the banks and financial district at the other end of the park, looking generally in an easterly direction. This was quite a bit of fun to paint, and of course, today I could pick up my brush and paint and go in to fuss with it all over again. But so far, am resisting the urge.

Original George Delany, “Providence Skyline

Below is the same image applied to a different setting, akin to a living room. The array of blues stands off the gray wall while the greens in the cityscape touch on the plant in the room, lower left, a simple scene.

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? A photo print? Maybe right now, here as this most beautiful month of May settles in – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in trying times… such as now. When I give a print, it is most assuredly a joyful experience! In these testy, tumultuous times, think about giving an art print this Spring Season

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves toward mid-beautiful-May. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to have wound down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with a spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not bad gift choices for a friend or relative!

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

Yes, You Can Brand Your Posters: In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find visual selections that resonate with your Spring state-of-being. Please take a look. To the question, “Can you brand my posters?” the answer is yes. Yes, I can brand these posters for you – contact me with questions. In short, your logo can be added at a discrete size to the lower right corner of each poster. I will show you a proof prior to production. #brandednonprofits

Exhibit Page, New! Thank you for your enthusiastic support of my new Exhibit page, designed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! This will be an expanding feature of my site.

“Business Advice” for day: Last weekend, I was fortunate to have dinner with a man I do not know who is devoting his life now to “helping people find reconciliations in their lives.” He is a devout individual. I find this proposition appealing for too many reasons to elaborate upon here, except to say that it does make wonderful business sense to go about our personal and professional lives seeking as many reconciliations as we can muster, does it not? Some people like to say, “Whatever works.” Others say, “If you have no integrity, nothing works.” In this man’s world, if you find reconciliation be it for a small or large problem, short term or long, things work. Heart, mind, soul come together. I think our Country could manifestly use just such an occasion.

You may find my new NFT art of interest (“Non-fungible tokens”), seen here on Rarible. More to come, a new collection in development as this is written. Have fun building your print collection this year. Try a new print purchase…this Spring! This is all viewable on Linktr.ee. A special thanks for your interest and support of my effort.

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Blog 110 May 3, 2022

Spring Wall DecorMomma Hen in Waiting

Fecundity, Now! Well here you go, a nice, fresh, Spring image of a hen sitting on her eggs, “Momma Hen in Waiting,” as found in my Paint Prints Gallery. Perfect image for this beautiful season when the earth turns green once again, and life in ways big and small, opens up as if for the very first time ever. I bet you’ve never even considered giving any of your “urban friends,” a Chicken Art print, not once! < grin > Perhaps today is the day.

From my Paint Prints Gallery, “Momma Hen in Waiting.”

Below is the actual image scanned from the original painting, an acrylic on wood shingle, approximately 7″ x 5″ though prints come in sizes up to 20″ wide before matte and frame considerations. All these variables can be customized on my site as you walk through the ordering process. Start with the material you wish to print this image on; paper, gloss, matte, satin; acrylic, canvas, Aluminum, even wood. Try an experiment! Print on a material you’ve never seen or utilized before! I favor Aluminum, these days. This is a stunning product, and it will arrive at your doorstep ready to hang, presto!

Scan of actual painted image, “Momma Hen in Waiting,” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? A photo print? Maybe right now, here as this most beautiful month of May settles in – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in trying times… such as now. When I give a print, it is most assuredly a joyful experience! In these testy, tumultuous times, think about giving an art print this Spring Season.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves toward the beginning of May. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to have wound down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with a spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not bad gift choices for a friend or relative!

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

Yes, You Can Brand Your Posters: In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find visual selections that resonate with your Spring state-of-being. Please take a look. To the question, “Can you brand my posters?” the answer is yes. Yes, I can brand these posters for you – contact me with questions. In short, your logo can be added at a discrete size to the lower right corner of each poster. I will show you a proof prior to production. #brandednonprofits

Exhibit Page, New! Am so pleased to invite you to peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! This will be an expanding feature of my site.

“Business Advice” for day: I’m taking a break from bad news. Despite it all, my uplifting thought of the moment is…”Chicken Art, Now!” And here is the evidence! See my new, short, Chicken Art video on Youtube, here. Thank you for your enthusiasm for my experiments in prints of this kind.

You may find my new NFT art of interest (“Non-fungible tokens”), seen here on Rarible. More to come, a new collection in development as this is written. Have fun building your print collection this year. This is all viewable on Linktr.ee. A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 109 April 27, 2022

Spring Wall DecorFirst Amendment Poster

Been awhile since I have highlighted this particular image, “First Amendment Poster.” But given times, given attacks on Free Speech, given equivocations emanating from some of the most privileged, powerful, crooked people I can imagine, thought it useful to take another look at this image, one that frames up our Five Freedoms in simple, elegant, and timely terms. For the dim, and anyone else who may have forgotten, or be otherwise interested, these would include a) Freedom of Religion b) Freedom of the Speech c)Freedom of the Press d) Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and e) Freedom to Redress Grievances. What a beautiful document this is– and it gets even more so as the attacks grow in desperation and ferocity.

Isn’t it fascinating to note the complaints against Elon Musk as he attempts to buy Twitter, outright. The charges to my mind one more time reflect exactly behaviors and conditions created by those leveling the charges. I won’t get into it except to stay I hope the man pushes this deal into the ‘Done’ zone as soon as possible. My sentiments are— the sooner the leftist media monopoly on language, speech, thought, freedom of expression, education and political correctness is broken, the stronger our democratic republic will become, and more vibrant, more resourceful, more determined, and better able to move clearly and purposefully into the 21st Century. In the spirit of “Unalienable Rights,” meaning, those not conferred to us by Government, here is this poster, one of many from my Americana Poster Prints gallery.


First Amendment Poster,” by George Delany

Here is a demonstration of the graphic clarity of this poster as it appears in context, meaning, as it is seen on a wall. Bear in mind, you can use two features that exist on my site to imagine how this poster might appear on YOUR wall, very exciting attributes of the site— see below.

AS seen on a living room wall, “The First Amendment” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? A photo print? Maybe right now, here as April winds down – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in trying times… such as now. When I give a print, it is most assuredly a joyful experience! In these trying, tumultuous times, think about giving an art print this Spring Season.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves toward the beginning of May. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to have wound down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with a spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not bad gift choices for a friend or relative!

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

Brand Your Posters: In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your Spring state-of-being, please take a look. “Can you brand my posters?Yes, I can brand these posters for you – contact me with questions. In short, your logo can be added to the lower right corner of each poster. I will show you a proof prior to production. #brandednonprofits

Exhibit Page, New! Am pleased to invite you to peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! This will be an expanding feature of my site.

“Business Advice” for day: I notice the North Korean leader has warned its people of “imminent nuclear war.” Russia and Belarus practice jet flights and attack patterns, together. Norway and Finland want into NATO. Putin threatens everyone with everything. Our media tell us we have a great Government and the economy is roaring. If things aren’t great, it must be Donald Trump’s fault, they often repeat. Times are plainly weird, if not actually disturbingly “locked and loaded.” And yet, honey-bees are happy and busy day and night. Robins, Chickadees, Titmice, Bluebirds, local Cardinals, even Finches now, all build their nests feverishly every day, around here. The local Doe is becoming an adult deer–she visits here, once in awhile. My gardens still wait to be tilled. Grass needs to be cut and raked. Dandelions and Daffodils are in peak season. Rhododendron buds are large, now. Spring unfolds, it is a truly beautiful and blessed time of year. Is it possible to look upon our personal and professional lives with the same optimism and hope we witness in the natural world? I think, in the aftermath and Spirit of Easter, the answer is yes.

You may find my new NFT art of interest (“Non-fungible tokens”), seen here on Rarible. Have fun building your print collection this year. This is all viewable on Linktr.ee. A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 108 April 18, 2022

Spring Art Print, “Boy in the Hood 1

Some years ago, in celebration of the chicks we’ve raised on this property, I completed a series of original acrylic paintings on wooden shingles. Small, measuring 7″ x 5″ approximately, these images were painted in acrylic. Thanks to the miracle of digital technology, these images can be well-reproduced on a variety of material including various paper types, finishes, canvas, acrylic, aluminum and even wood. Check this out. You can customize your print as you place the order, right from my site. Here is an example, “Boy in the Hood 1.” In tribute to these wonderful animals, a first promotional video has been completed, here, also new for you to explore.

Boy in the Hood 1,” by George Delany

Below, you see another from this series, “My Golden Fluffball,” also acrylic paint on a wood shingle, converted now to digital prints. Then, there is Rocko, who ruled the coop for some time before being overthrown by his sons in a palace coup, one fine day. This is “My Big Boy 1,” one of my favorites. If you like the vibe of these painted images, if your walls call out for a certain kind of “rural art,” or “natural art,” or “farm art,” or “chicken art,” you may find one of these images a real contribution.

My Golden Fluff Ball,” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? A photo print? Maybe right now, here just after Easter – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in trying times… such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience! In these trying, tumultuous times, think about giving an art print, this Spring Season.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter April. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to wind down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with a spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not bad gift choices for a friend or relative!

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your Spring state-of-being, please take a look. “Can you brand my posters?Yes, I can brand these posters for you – contact me (#brandednonprofits seems to work). Your logo can be added to the lower right corner of each poster. I will show you a proof prior to production. #brandednonprofits

Exhibit Page, New! If you haven’t yet seen it, I invite you to peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! This will be an expanding feature of my site.

“Business Advice” for day: Here in the after-high of Easter, there is a certain sunny, rested attitude in the air, this morning. Sun shines, birds build their nests, Honey-bees are cranking up their act, I am ostensibly cleaning up my yard, the garden waits to be tilled, so much to do beginning with each Spring morning. That we should approach each day in our ‘business lives’ with the same callings, yearnings, hopes and aspirations! Here’s to the promise of Easter, today!

You may find my new NFT art of interest (“Non-fungible tokens”), seen here on Rarible. Have fun building your print collection this year. This is all viewable on Linktr.ee. A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 107 April 11, 2022

Spring Art PrintSpring Narcissus

Amidst anxiety, war, rumors of war, treacherous geo-politics, intransigent national politics, inflation, stubborn incidences of the Pandemic, here we are at Palm Sunday/Monday, the outset of Holy Week. Despite daily doses of loathsome news, I am not alone in any sense of the word in experiencing this time of year with a special blend of Hope and Promise for which I am grateful to my mother, mostly, but also to a host of teachers and patient mentors along the way who spent time, their time, trying to teach me the meaning in the life of Christ, and what his very existence, his short life, was about. This arrival of Palm Sunday and the advent of Holy Week culminates in the experience of the Resurrection on Easter Morning, a story at the center of Western Civilization for 2000+ years, we ought not forget.

My notion of the moment is that we will be sore-pressed to pass along this magnificent and priceless heritage to our children and grandchildren if we should fail to steward, grasp and reinvigorate this tradition with all the witness and vitality we can muster. A pundit remarked lately, after surveying global histrionics, “The furies of history are loose.” He was referring to the order post WWII we have lived in the shelter of for seven or so decades. It is clearly fading, fast, now.

Here is the Narcissus, a photo I took with my trusty little iPhone one morning just like today. Perhaps you may find it a fitting image on this day after Palm Sunday, looking ahead to Easter, this week. Here is to rebirth, and new beginnings.

Spring Narcissus,” by George Delany

Below, see the image in a new room, against a dark color rather than light. The difference couldn’t be clearer. Now, one is not right, the other is not wrong. Both work well. Your taste may be toward the light wall. Mine may prefer the dark. This is one of the satisfactions of art. What is important here is that should you order a print like this, from this website, you can customize the order based on YOUR WALL. Pick a material, a size, a matte, a color, a frame and proper hanging hardware. Done! Your print will arrive ready to hang, no fuss, no muss.

Bedroom wall decor at Easter, “Spring Narcissus,” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? A photo print? Maybe right now, here during Holy Week – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in trying times… such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience. In these trying, tumultuous times, think about giving an art print this Easter season

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to wind down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with an early spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not bad gift choices for a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Hope and Promise in a time of war, sounds like a business mantra, to me. The carry-over is uncommon but the analogy is easy. Much of my business life even to this moment is framed up between these contrasts. Though, when I think about graduating from College, I had no idea at the time the experience of graduation was itself like a slaughter-ritual. We were turned out of the farm and into the slaughter-house without even a clue as to what was about to unfold. Learning the ways of the slaughter house was and remains a lifetime preoccupation. Perhaps Holy Week is a similar ritual– the promise of the triumphant donkey ride into Jerusalem gives way to the terror of and on the cross, and its ultimate significance to humanity. The two are inextricably linked, one to the other. We inherit the outcome, no matter. Hope is real and looms large. Promise is somewhere. Faith takes on new meaning.

If ordered today, your Easter print will likely NOT arrive in time. This is less important now, seems to me. Order anyway. You’ll have a nice print to keep you tuned up to the meaning of the season even as Spring continues its beautiful reveal. If you haven’t yet seen it, I invite you to peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! More to come, I promise. 

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your Spring state of being, please take a lookCan you brand my posters? Yes, I can brand these posters for you if interested– contact me (#brandednonprofits seems to work). You may find my new NFT art of interest, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year continues to unfold. Have fun building your print collection this year. This is all viewable on Linktr.ee.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 106 April 4, 2022

Spring Wall DecorCentral Church Window, Detail

Any purchase of this glorious print will mean a direct contribution to the Gallery Committee at my church- (who do such a terrific job), so thank you very much, in advance. The image is one I took one morning when the sun beamed in thru the eastern transept and lit up this exquisite window. The image here is only part of the entirety, the whole of which expresses the dawn of life, the rising of the Spirit in the person of Jesus Christ, surrounded by Disciples-as-Angels, the Alpha. The work you see here depicted in this photo is authentic and magnificent stained-glass. I am honored to present this print. Across the sanctuary is the Omega, an expression of the Heavenly Realm, but I will save this for another post. You may find similar postings, some of which are completed in purely typographic terms, expressions of the Bible, the Old Testament and the New, in my Faith Prints Gallery.

Central Church Window, Detail,” from my Faith Prints Gallery

Below is another splendid choice of a new print for Easter, for Spring, from John 13:34. The graphic style is one I have developed to call attention to the scriptures, favorite verses I have chosen to try to express in purely typographic terms, and color. See if it may appeal to you. Here is another in the same style, from the Old Testament, Psalm 118: 24. All these images can be seen in my Faith Prints Gallery.

An Easter Print Selection? “John 13:34” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, here in advance of the arrival of Easter – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in a dismal time such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience. In these trying times, think about giving an art print this Easter season

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to wind down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with an early spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not bad gift choices for a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Isn’t Spring in a sense a time of Hope, in essence? Against the backdrop of terrible news of war, inflation, invasion of our southern border, of duplicities here, there and everywhere, it would seem, doesn’t Spring bring with it in this Easter Season like a candle in the dark the sense that life does begin anew? There is a new beginning? Birds around here certainly seem to think so. Honey-bees return now with fresh spring pollen and nectar, Queen Bees prepare to lay eggs through the summer and into fall. Despite the ubiquitous, bad news, let’s take our cues from the natural world, and in my case, from the Christian tradition of Easter, which is about eternal life when all the trials of this world have passed. I would offer this; whether in business or in personal life, Hope is one of the alluring themes of this still-young, Spring season.

Probably a little lucky if your Easter print arrives in time, now.  But please, give it a try. You may discover prints of a religious nature in order, even after the Easter Season. I invite you to peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! More to come, I promise. 

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your Spring state of being, please take a look. I can brand these posters for you if interested– contact me (#brandednonprofits seems to work). You may find my new NFT art of interest, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year continues to unfold. Have fun building your print collection this year. This is all viewable on Linktr.ee.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 105 March 28, 2022

Spring Wall DecorHoney-Bees 9


Last summer, I photographed bees on frames during various bee-hive inspections. Here are the results of those experiences. New for 2022, check out my Honey-Bee prints. We are all stewards of honey-bees– this is my view. Whether you are an urban person or rural, we have an obligation to these mysterious and magnificent creatures to keep poisons out of their lives, and our own. Imagine, a honey-bee lands on a flower that has been sprayed with something harmful to bees. She has no idea what this is. She may know that when she flies off, she make not make it home. She may fly home, and traipse around her hive among other bees leaving trace amounts of perilous chemicals inside her hive to be absorbed and tracked around by other bees. Micro-quantities of poison may find its way into the production of honey-comb, propolis or honey, itself. All her problems fighting deadly mites and the hideous virus’ they carry are amplified by the presence of man-made chemicals. And then there is this. A honey-bee may live in summer for 6-7 weeks. If she is fortunate, she may leave behind a legacy of less than one-third teaspoon of honey, her lifetime achievement, so to speak. So when you look at that jar of raw honey on your shelf, imagine all the labor, all the bees whose lifetime energy went into the creation of that honey. It is all an astonishing proposition, isn’t it?

New Honey-Bee Prints for Spring, 2022 by George Delany

Below, see “Honey Bees 6, a beautiful study of bees in motion on a hot summer day, doing their best to ignore the serious intrusion of this beekeeper. You see, these are not ordinary journalist photos, recording the event. I have taken steps in the creation of this image to accentuate the ways in which I experience and see the motion of bees in their astonishing environment. The whole thing is a miracle, mark my words. After three summers I now know why beekeepers fall in love, in a sense, with these animals. My own mantra has become, “Bees know everything.” If you haven’t had this moment among these animals, you may not grasp it. But for many of us, honey-bees, with an evolutionary history of a couple of million years, long before the arrival of homo-sapiens, know what they are doing…in the most elegant and breath-taking fashion.

Honey-Bees 6” by George Delany
Bedroom Home Decor, “Honey-Bees 6” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, here in early Spring – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. How about a Honey-Bee print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in a dismal time such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience. In these trying times, think about giving an art print this Easter season.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to wind down, what better way to celebrate than…with an early spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print; not a bad gift choice for a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The firstWALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: As Spring weather arrives, the garden season picks up, birds lay their eggs and raise their young, and Queen bees lay their eggs by the thousands, each day, might we do what bees do…in our own lives? In a beehive, there are two requirements for success: survival, and prosperity. It’s a simple proposition, isn’t it? Thank you for looking at these images and thinking about Honey-Bees.

With Easter and Holy Week in mind, now, you may find some prints of a more religious nature in order. Take a quick look. And while you are at it, please peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! More to come, I promise.

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your Spring state of being, please take a look. I can brand these posters for you if interested– contact me. You may find my new NFT art of interest, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year continues to unfold. Have fun building your print collection this year. This is viewable on Linktr.ee.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 104 March 22, 2022

Spring Art “Honey Bees 9”

Spring! No serious winter weather in awhile, Daylight Savings Time is here, garden catalogs come in the mail, neighbors talk of planting indoor seeds, thermonuclear war hasn’t happened, and I have some new images to present. Life is good.

Last season, I took photos of my honeybees from time to time. Here are some of the results of those sessions. I used my Nikon OR my iPhone– admit I have not been consistent in this. Then, in Photoshop, I have experimented with ways to lift these images out of the ‘journalistic’ realm into the more experimental, and lo-and-behold, this is what I’ve found. If you look closely you will see signs of the fluid motion of the bees, accentuated. Then, too, I have added a touch of paint-brush which shows up in the very light areas toward the perimeter of the image. Nine images to date are in my Photograph Gallery. I invite you to check them out, most especially if you are, like me, a honey-bee lover. Here is Honey Bees 9.” Don’t be bashful, blow up the image and take a look.

Honey Bees 9” by George Delany

Below is the image depicted above, nice and large. Note, the fluidity of the bees is evident in a visually arresting manner. Sizes in this first series of honey bee images vary. I expect over time these images will become more uniform in size and standardized. But here it is, below. I am most pleased to present this prototype image here at the very outset of Spring, 2022.

From my photo collection of my honey bees last summer, here is ‘Honey Bees 9.’

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, here in very early Spring – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience…even in a dismal time such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– in these trying times, think about giving an art print this Easter season.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems now to wind down, what better way to celebrate than…with an early spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, not a bad gift choice for a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Linked In, among others, values such advice, so I take pains to offer a thought or two with each post on the subject. This week, with the introduction of these new honey-bee images, I offer the following: Bees live for two goals; to survive, and prosper. That’s it in a nutshell. Given the current situation here at home but in so many places in the world, isn’t it a good idea, doesn’t it make a certain kind of sense that we might look to this miraculous animals and how they live together from the point of view that we can learn a lesson or two. When you see a honey bee, she is in the last third of her life. She has completed many chores, tasks and jobs that life in the hive requires. Then, she is accorded an opportunity to forage. If you’ve never seen a honey bee take off from the hive in the morning sun against a green back drop of trees and blue sky above, the bee, herself, lit up by the rays of sunlight as she arcs her way up and out of sight, i urge you to undertake a moment to witness this sort of wonderful event. She ‘has it going on,’ in the best sense of the word. And at the end of her days, the typical honey-bee will leave less than a third of a teaspoon of honey as her legacy to the hive. She lives only for 6 or 7 weeks in summer. So those last two weeks are committed to the forage, the gathering of pollen and nectar, her life mission, in its last and perhaps most important phase. I find it an extremely moving, a stirring proposition, personally. Let us find ways to meld our personal and professional lives in such a manner that our own human hive might benefit by the little legacy we attempt to leave behind when our own days are done– as honey bees commit themselves to doing day and night, all year long.

With Easter and Holy Week in mind, now, you may find some prints of a more religious nature in order. I would invite to to take a look. And while you are at it, please peruse my new Exhibit page, purposed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! More to come, I promise.

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your Spring state of being, please take a look. You may find my new NFT art of interest, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. Build your print collection this year. This is viewable on Linktr.ee.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 102 March 7, 2022

Winter PrintsThe Star Spangled Banner

The most popular from myWho We Are,” collection of Americana Posters, here is a version of the Star-Spangled Banner, one that incorporates the American flag that hung in front of this house on 9.11.01. At a time when Ukraine is under a brutal Russian assault, when democracies throughout the West are threatened, when our own fragile Democracy is under relentless trivialization, diminution and assault, here is my contribution.

Star-Spangled Banner” by George Delany

Below is a more detailed look at at the poster. The first two printings were produced via offset lithography. These have sold out. You can order this print on demand, now, and customize the way the print is produced prior to being mailed. When you receive it, the print will exemplify your particular choices– printing material, matte, frame, and hanging hardware. It will be ready to hang right out of the box.

From my Americana Collection, the ‘Star Spangled Banner.”

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, with Spring a couple of weeks away– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience…even in a dismal time such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– most especially during these “Drearies” of early March.  

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic may be now winding down, what better way to celebrate than…with a late-winter art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, not a bad gift choice for a friend or relative, post President’s Day

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: On this day, over a million Ukrainians have left their homes for another land. Many do not know where they are going or where they will wind up. Video clips depict civilians being shelled as they try to escape the horror of the Russian onslaught, “Putin’s War,” a nightmare. For millions around the world, “Doing the right thing,” has taken on a new and urgent call. People from the world over are reportedly registering for Bed and Breakfast reservations in the Ukraine, having no intention to visit Ukraine. The reservation is simply a means of transferring money to Ukrainians in dire need of help. Social media support, such as it is. The creativity Ukrainians display in developing tools and weapons to fight the Russian army is over-the-top impressive. Have you seen the devices welded together and thrown into streets to disable, hobble and slow down the caravan of Russian tanks and armored vehicles headed toward Kiev? Old ladies making Molotov cocktails. Men returning from foreign lands to fight for the life of Ukraine. We can only hope that in the operation of our businesses throughout this historic period, our passions, commitments, principles and underlying values align in any manner even remotely similar to that which Ukrainian citizens demonstrate before the world to be central to the core character of human-kind. Let us offer our own “Glory to Ukraine” prayers to the Cosmos at this critical moment when the global order seems so wrangled and imperiled.

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your state of (still early-March) being, please take a look

You may find my new NFT art of interest, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Some short videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. Build your print collection this year. You can see all this on Linktr.ee

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 101 March 3, 2022

Winter Wall ArtNew York America Poster”

In this image, the American flag used to produce this print hung in front of this home on the tragic day of 9.11.01. I used the flag in number of thematic series calling up American hymns and verse that in my opinion have helped define who we are as Americans. So, at the time, I called the first series of seven posters the “Who We Are Collection.” Of these, the Star-Spangled Banner has been the most popular, and seen two printings, to date. “God Bless America” is the second most popular; very few of these remain, frankly. However, on my website here, you can order any of these images in digital, on-demand format. I am exceedingly pleased about this. Here is “New York America,” from the Americana Posters Gallery. Beneath the flag show in this image, note the verse from the hymn, “America.” You see here the print as it appears on Aluminum. I have to admit, this is a striking, even spanky image. It arrives ready to hang on the wall.

“New York, America,” from my Americana Poster Collection, this one printed on Aluminum

Below, you see an exciting prototype, a glass print, a Fracture, as it is named. It expresses an image that is a photo-collage. In the image, the utterly notorious Schumer and Pelosi ride an Ass, a donkey, carrying their own, branded video camera to record the action. The title of this work from 2019 is, “Nice Job on Border, Mr. President.” Given the passage of time, I think this little image carries a certain gravity about it I could not have foreseen. I’m sure I don’t have to rehash the details. The print is on the small size, about 14″ x 11.5″ inches. It, too, arrives ready to hang on the wall. From my Limited Edition Gallery.

Glass print, “Nice Job on Border, Mr. President,” from 2019, a prototype at the time.

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, with Spring a couple of weeks away– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience…even in a dismal time such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– most especially during the “Drearies” of early March.  

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic may be now winding down, what better way to celebrate than…with a late-winter art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, not a bad gift choice for a friend or relative, post President’s Day

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: The siege of Ukraine continues. It is horrifying, is it not. What? 35 countries voted in the UN NOT to condemn Russia. Talk is, China coordinated this attack to come just AFTER the Olympics. Ominously, monstrous days appear to be just ahead as Russia encircles cities in Ukraine preparing to turn them into rubble, it is reported. People all over the world pray now for Ukraine. “We Are All Ukrainians,” is heard throughout the world, and it seems true and yet wholly inadequate to the moment. I have seen “Trending on Twitter, World War III,” in response to Russia’s threat to go Nuclear. Astonishing to read, much less to consider. We are in a time of peril. Prayers and actions from citizens all over the world unfold, thank goodness. Nations take stock. The course, the solution, the resolution, all unclear. We brace, and pray, again.

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your state of early-March mind and being, please take a look

You may find my new NFT art interesting, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Some videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. And, lastly, check out some art blogs (also in SOUND) on Anchor. Build your print collection this year. You can see all this on Linktr.ee

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 100 Feb. 22, 2022

Winter Wall ArtPreAmble

Don’t you just love this opening phrase, “We the People…of the United States”? What could be more inspiring, most especially when seen in the context of Canadian friends witnessing their most essential freedoms cut down on a whim like so many exhausted corn stalks in September. And then, the follow-up phrase is equally inspiring, and astonishing, “...in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common Defense, promote the general welfare and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” What a Constitutional Convention that must have been, back in 1787. Doesn’t it resonate loudly, even today? In honor of President’s Day, yesterday, here is my version in graphic form, of the PreAmble to the Constitution of the United States.

The “Preamble to the Constitution,” a graphic poster from my Americana Collection.

Below, see the same image in the same matte, the same frame, hung in a different room, a sitting-room, with a different wall color. Striking, but simple. A friend recently purchased a print on my website and failed to realize the framing capability! So his print arrived in a matte, very nice…but no frame! Do take a few minutes to puzzle out the framing capabilities on this website. You have a choice of metal or wood in a variety of finishes, styles and measurements. You also will see differing ways to hang the work. So when your piece arrives UPS or USPS, it will be ready to hang, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. “Preamble to the Constitution of the United States,” looking very contemporary if I don’t say so, myself.

In a sitting-room, “Preamble,” by George Delany from his Americana Collection.

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, with Spring a month away– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– most especially during the “Drearies” of February.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, not a bad gift choice for a friend or relative, post President’s Day.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Today has to be a sad day for millions of our friends and neighbors in Canada. Today has to be a tragic day for many Ukrainians. Today has to be a foreboding day if you live on Taiwan. Today has to be a frightening day if you wake up in parts of Chicago or in other, similarly troubled American cities. Today has to be an infuriating day if you live along the American side of our southern border. The world is in a fix. Russian soldiers are moving into Ukraine as this is written. We have been advised by one journalist that our long-established world order is now being altered, deliberately, and that we must gird for what is to come. I find this to be a generally true statement, and to reflect a perspective I share. “Gird,” is right. We’re girding all around, in my world. As something of a mild anti-dote, reading these Founding Documents that so vigorously, imaginatively and even courageously reflect the genius of our Founding Fathers…is uplifting and reassuring. We recommit to these ideals. We recommit to these visions. We recommit to these principles. We recommit to these foundational mythologies. We pray for our leaders and our citizenry. We the People must gird now– it is no laughing matter, seems to me. In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your state of February mind and being, please take a look.

You may find my new NFT art interesting, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Some videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. And, lastly, check out some art blogs also in SOUND on Anchor. Build your print collection this year. You can see all this on Linktr.ee

On the occasion of my one-hundredth blog, here, a special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 99 Feb. 15, 2022

Winter Art “Honey! …W A T ?”

Happy Valentine’s Day! One day late. But here is one in a series of sketches on Valentine’s Day I completed using oil crayons on warm paper, in anticipation of this wonderful holiday. You can see the selection here on Instagram— but there are no prints available yet. Today, I will be experimenting with a NEW FORMAT, a NEW MATERIAL on which to print these images, very exciting. So if you have an interest in such a print of this image, or any other, I expect to be able to offer them, shortly. Contact me, please.

Oil crayon sketch on warm paper, “Honey! …W A T ?

In honor of the reported fact that most if not all who attended the Super Bowl stood up for the beautiful singing of America the Beautiful and Star-Spangled Banner, and with the recognition of President’s Day coming up early next week, here is my version of the print. This print utilizes a flag that hung outside this home on 9.11.01. It served as the basis for the design of seven original such posters I created to help bring some sense of recovery after the event. I called the series at the time, the “Who We Are Collection.” Still works for me. You can see this assortment on my Americana Posters gallery, here. The Star-Spangled Banner poster remains the most popular of the series over the years. God Bless America stands as a close second.

America the Beautiful” from my Americana Poster Gallery

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, on the cusp of President’s Day– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– most especially on a special occasion such as President’s day.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into mid- February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: The world seems very much a “locked-and-loaded” place, these days. Russia and the Ukraine. North Korea threatening everyone in range, the weird, #genocidegames in Beijing, Canada struggling to hold on to its basic freedoms, weird American politics, a straining economy, masks and mask mandates on our children, fear of COVID, so much to pay attention to. In business, one works to see things work out. One does everything possible to ensure success. Now is the time for each of us in small ways to work toward the success of our Nation…and not just our Nation.  So here is to your efforts to work toward success, and to mine. With Valentine’s Day in the rear-view mirror and President’s Day coming up, we have a context to help move us along, do we not? Happy President’s Day, America.

I am running something of a Flash Sale, beginning, today. If you wish to purchase one of these prints or any from my site, you can get 20% off your first print, starting today–Then, you may find my new NFT art interesting, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Some videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. And, lastly, check out some art blogs also in SOUND on Anchor. Build your print collection this year. You can see all this on Linktr.ee.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 98 Feb. 10, 2022

Winter ArtPemaquid Point Light

What are you giving this Valentine’s Day? Consider an original print of Pemaquid Point Light— as a friend just did! Thank you for your order! Lighthouse art, I admit, I’ve never thought too much about. Turns out, because the lighthouse stands so powerfully in the imagination as a symbol of hope against the vastness of the sea, the storms of life, the toss-and-turn quality of every day life, people love lighthouse art. You can see a variety of my little lighthouse paintings here. Each one is painted at a scale of about 7″ x 5″ on a wooden shingle. Prints are offered from the original shingle painting.

In the bedroom “Pemaquid Point Light,” one of a series by George Delany

Below, see the same image in the same frame, different wall color, as it would hang in a business setting– small or large, doesn’t matter, does it? But the implication is a small business, here.

I am running a Valentine’s Day Sale thru Valentine’s Day, right now! Sign-up and get 20% off your first print purchase of any sort, as seen on my site. You may find a photo, an Instagram, a spiritually-focused print, an example of graphic design, a drawing, a painting, a limited edition print, an original…For each print you might select, you can then customize your selection by material, matte, frame and hanging technique. This sale is good THRU VALENTINES DAY. Love to see you on my site!

“Pemaquid Point Light,” print in small-business setting. A Valentine’s Day possibility?

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, on the cusp of Valentine’s Day– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– most especially, at Valentine’s Day.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into mid- February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: This Valentine’s Day, after a Pandemic, deaths, masks, closet-living, bubble-life, fear of sickness, new vaccines, closings, mandates, peculiar, often aggravating politics, amidst anxious times, isn’t it a good time to cheer someone up with a special sort of gift? Maybe even…yourself! < g > Take advantage of my Valentine’s Day Sale, happening right now thru Valentine’s Day, itself. That’s it, this week. 

You may find my new NFT art interesting, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Some videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. And, lastly, check out some art blogs also in SOUND on Anchor. Build your print collection this year. A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 97 February 1, 2022

Winter Wall ArtCastle Hill Light

At the Inn at Castle Hill, Newport, Rhode Island, it is not difficult to walk the path and wind up at a promontory from which you can view this striking lighthouse. I keep coming back to this image from among my assorted lighthouse paintings. The image has a power about it, in the sky, in the sea, in the tumult of the waves and currents, I find appealing. Other viewers have commented to me that this is true…for them, also. Here is Castle Hill Light. Framed prints in a number of different materials are available from this website.

Castle Hill Light,” hangs in a business setting.

Below, see “Castle Hill Light,” in a bedroom setting. Note, the frame color, border and matte size are in nice proportion to the simplicity and power of the lighthouse image, itself. You can adjust these variables on my website– and plug in your preferred materials, sizes and finishing techniques. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, perhaps such a gift print is in order?

Here in the bedroom, “Castle Hill Light” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, still early in the New Year– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience. 

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into February, now. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…perhaps a gift to a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: We have weathered the first blizzard in some number of years. Around here, we got about 24.” In Sharon, MA, not far away a reported 30″ fell from the skies. We are now three days past this storm and the clean up continues. I have yet to get clear a number of trails, porches and paths on this property. Deer come to the house to nibble on Rhododendron and Myrtle– food supplies are thin, I conclude. A couple of young deer look skinny, they eat with a certain ravenousness. In my view, we live in these times, many of us, with a certain ravenousness, a certain disquiet, discontent, a hunger, a distinct certainty that times must and will be better– safer, freer, more in keeping with our God-given human spirits. This is my notion of the moment.

For many small businesses, this certainly must be the attitude at least among some of the owners who have seen trying times over the past two years. Many continue to see trying times and will for the foreseeable future. These times are made more difficult by a Government that floods the economy with cash and positions itself via masks, mandates and the withholding of certain helpful pharmaceuticals to exact controls of one kind or another over our population for indeterminate periods of time. We notice. We size it all up. We will continue to ask a lot of questions— a lot of questions, let me reiterate. In time, the Truth will come forth and prevail. We will understand much more of this period in history than we do at present. Once again, the spirit of Hope and determination is in the air. Let it be so.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work. You may find my new NFT art interesting, seen here on Rarible. Some videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. And, lastly, check out some art blogs in SOUND on Anchor. 

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Blog 96 Jan. 26, 2022

Winter ArtSpring Point Ledge Lighthouse

Inadvertently, I stumbled across a collection of little acrylic paint studies originally completed on wooden shingles at a scale of about 7″ x 5,” though some vary. These are charming little painted sketches some of which I offer on my website, right now. I will add more in this current year, if plans hold. Here is “Spring Point Ledge Light,” in South Portland, Maine, from that collection.

From a series of such paintings on wooden shingles, “Spring Point Ledge Light

I admit, I have under-appreciated the extent to which lighthouses are cherished by art-viewers and lovers. Lighthouse art reflects the almost sanctified role lighthouses are seen to have played since their invention and proliferation up and down our coasts. They are seen as magnets, beacons in the dark for the saving of human life, their light worshipped by sailers, sea-farers, and all those who make their living on the sea. The very idea of a saving, piercing light cutting thru relentless darkness of night or swirling, stormy skies and seas, often rocky, amidst the tenuousness of life on any kind of boat is itself a sanctified idea, is it not? These ideas have grown on me in recent years, likely due to having done this little series of painted images on wooden shingles. Here is another look at the same image, “Spring Point Ledge Light,” in a different context utilizing a different wall color. What a difference!

In another context, “Spring Point Light

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, still early in the New Year– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Consider an art print…as a gift to a friend, today. This can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it certainly is a joyful experience. 

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves into the New Year, 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…perhaps a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: War in Ukraine looms. The ‘Genocide Olympics’ in China, as some call the upcoming games, appear ominous for our national athletes as they have been warned to use ‘burner phones’ to avoid Marxist authorities hassling them in attempts to steal data; Inflation consumes wage increases. Old politicians continue to run our country and economy into the ground. Our debt into the ionosphere. Covid is making a comeback. Questions about the efficacy of our new vaccines arise and disturb. Scammers and spammers attempt to rewrite our history, to destroy our binding myths and generate division, contempt, condemnation and suspicion wherever possible. Crypto-currencies hold a certain allure against the overwhelming odds of peace and prosperity in this New Year. Times are odd, are they not? So what is the best antidote to live purposeful, ‘mostly peaceful’ lives against the this turmoil? As I have said, before, live in the Spirit of hope and possibility each day. It is a proposition easy to state but challenging to undertake. So let’s undertake it, together. How about it?

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work. You may find my new NFT art interesting, seen here on Rarible. Some videos of creative work on now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. And, lastly, some art blogs in SOUND on Anchor. 

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Blog 95, Jan. 18, 2022

Winter ArtMy Really Important Life #20

Buying a print for yourself or for someone else can be a joy. Is a joy. I don’t do enough of it, myself. Here in the New Year, I’m going to make it a point to give many more prints to friends over the course of the coming year.

If your chosen topic is a bit unconventional, the stakes go up…or down, as the case may be. Here is “My Really Important Life #20.” This print is part of a series of such paintings I completed some years ago. The aim was to call attention to our fascination with electronic devices as a central feature in life. In each case, I paint a subject with one, two, or three electronic devices plus a cheeseburger. That’s it. One person and only one person “working” in a spare environment. Whatever life is happening, whatever is going on…does so only because of the connection between the devices and the individual. Now, this is strange deal, isn’t it? And yet, how typical it has become. Hence, the title of the series.

My Really Important Life #20,” part of series on topic.

Below, see the same image in a different setting. All components are the same, except the wall color and the room, itself. When you order this print, “My Really Important Life #20,” or any other print from my site, you have quite a nice variety of sizes, print materials, mattes, frames and installation techniques to consider.

The purpose is to make “buying art” on-line easy, desirable and gratifying. No longer do you have to go anywhere to get done– no frame shop, no gallery, no retail outlet, whatsoever. The package arrives likely by UPS…ready to hang! Hence, the joy/s in buying a nice print, or even an original. Good therapy for a tumultuous time? It is…for me.

Customize your print to live well in a particular setting. “My Really Important Life #20” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, still early in the winter season and the New Year– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Consider an art print…as a gift to a friend, today. This can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it certainly is a joyful experience. 

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves into the New Year, 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…perhaps a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Here mid-January in the still-New Year 2022, the weather has been as stormy as our politics. I try to “do some art” every day, or every other day– my current fascination finding its focus in the utilization of oil-crayons, a medium I haven’t used in decades, and one I’ve never, until now, explored in a serious manner. What a gratifying experience this is! So, I guess one can extrapolate…and conclude that perhaps amidst all the uncertainty of modern life, one can stretch a little bit, find a new medium, a new means of self-expression to pursue. One reward for such an undertaking is…you develop a new means of communicating, interacting and sharing…with family and friends. This is a valuable exercise, in my view. I would commend it to anyone, remembering (in my case) art as a medium is open to everyone.

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 94 Jan. 12, 2022

Winter Art, “Hoover Dam Bridge, Instagram

That long stretch between New Year’s Day and April 1 when Spring arrives around here, has begun. It is a long one. Winter arrives now– the temperature here yesterday morning was around 7 degrees, pretty chilly. I find myself reflecting on a trip west when we found ourselves in temperatures of 117 degrees, or thereabouts, at the Hoover Dam. Here is a picture taken via Instagram, of that day. We were moved to see one of the great engineering marvels of the 20th century, even in such heat. I recall sunlight bouncing off the surrounding concrete onto my lower legs– memorable! But at this time of year here along the Southern New England Coast, an image like this is pacifying and provocative at the same time. I’m recommending it! < grin > Here is “Hoover Dam Bridge, the Instagram.”

In an office setting, “Hoover Dam Bridge, an Instagram

If you like the idea of a “bucket list” photo hanging in your bedroom, perhaps this photo depicts the sort of presence such a photo would exude. Why it’s almost majestic! Remember, you can customize your print on my website– you can consider a paper print, acrylic print, wood print, canvas print, and even an aluminum print! You can add a matte at various dimensions, you can select just the right frame; materials and installation hardware, all with a few clicks of your mouse. Voila! A beauty will arrive at your door ready to hang.

In the bedroom, “Hoover Dam Bridge an Instagram

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, still early in the winter season and the New Year– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Consider an art print…as a gift to a friend, today. This can be a joyful experience! When I give a print, it certainly is a joyful experience.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves into the New Year, 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…perhaps a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Early in this New Year when temps are cold, politics are trying…and weird, inflation picks up steam, our national adversaries seem emboldened to cause trouble, our Department of Justice refers to our parents as “Domestic Terrorists,” citizens don’t seem certain as to their own gender, families struggle against myriad challenges, I will offer once again the same word…and idea found in the Rhode Island State Motto…”Hope.” We can “manifest” hope. Live into the word, into the ideal, into our thoughts and actions each day, contributing ‘random acts of kindness,’ where we can, weathering each dust-up, storm and wind-blown hiatus until sunlight once again lights up the distant sky. When is Hope not a good idea? Indeed, Hope is itself a manifestation of Faith. As the Book of Hebrews reminds us, “Faith is the sum of things hoped for, evidence of things, unseen.” Let us be brave this New Year and carry the Hope banner, high. A friend advises, “Happy New Year! And Heaven at the end of your days!” Hope.

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 93 Jan. 4, 2022 Woop!

Winter Art, “Amazing Grace

This is a time for Grace, is it not? A virus grips the world. Countries are armed to the teeth. Even Space is a war zone, now. Debt threatens many nations. Crypto Currency mystifies everyone but the young. Pollution chokes essential biological systems. And we continue to do today what we did yesterday. In this, an election year, given the rhetoric we can expect, and many varieties of BS, yes, this is a time for Grace. Here is a print from my Americana Collection, “Amazing Grace,” designed after the attack of 9.11.01.

“Amazing Grace,” a print from my Americana Collection

Below, see the same image in the bedroom. This image deserves a space on the bedroom wall, don’t you think? Grace…in the bedroom? Yes, I think so. Note, the wall-color changes, but the print and frame are the same.

Another look at “Amazing Grace,” from my Americana Gallery

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, still early in the winter season– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Consider an art print…as a gift to a friend, today.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves into the New Year, 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our ongoing pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a winter art print…perhaps a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Advent has come and gone. Christmas, the Christmas story has come and gone. Now, we find ourselves in the Season of Epiphany, the time of the year when the story of the Christ Child unfolds in a surprising way. Is there such a time and place in your life for the Season of Epiphany? Isn’t this possibility related to Grace operating in the world? I would argue, yes, Grace has a lot to do with the arrival of Epiphany. This is the season of New Beginnings, leading up to Spring, which celebrates the rebirth of life, of the season, of the world. It is not too simple an idea to suggest that both in our business lives and personal lives, New Beginnings is a big topic, an important topic, that begs our personal involvement, commitment, even passion. Time to get to it!

Winter settles in. Ponds and lakes freeze, finally. Honey Bees work feverishly to generate enough heat to survive to Spring. Humankind hunkers down in a time of extended Pandemic to make ends meet, in many cases. Governments are confused and belligerent in their efforts to push citizens around in the name of safety, of course. Confusion, even ignorance permeates those who run our schools, our agencies of Government and our political elites. Grounding to underlying ideas, key concepts, fundamental principles seems a bit thin, these days. But a reawakening is coming. This house-of-cards will fail. We will get another crack at rebuilding our society. Whether in personal or business life, time to keep the Faith.

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 92 Dec. 13, 2021

Fall Art “John 3:16” A Christmas Print?

From John 3:16, the entire Christian story in one verse…an excellent Christmas gift print? Why not? In the tumult most of us have come to know in recent years, perhaps a change of impulse, a different kind of Christmas gift is in order, this year? A shift…from the temporal to the eternal, a conscious embrace of the Almighty?

John 3:16” a strong gift idea, this year?

Then, perhaps this typographic work with its quiet color palette would also work in a different kind of setting– all ingredients remain the same except the room and the wall color. Here it is. The sitting room, one in which the verse commands the center of attention, and is a very quick read. Comprehension is easy and straightforward. More prints like this can be seen in my Faith Prints Gallery.

Here in the sitting room, “John 3:16” a typographic interpretation of the Season

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, late in fall– as winter arrives, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is here–time getting late. Slowdowns are expected but not yet being reported. Order your art prints now— to stand any chance of receiving it by Christmas day.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with an almost-winter art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: This is the Advent season, the season of hope, of waiting, of patience, of prayer, of giving, when many Christians try to turn away from the secular to focus on the eternal, the story of Christianity, the driving force behind western civilization for 2000+ years– now under attack in many corners of our society. One could say…one’s internal life is the source behind the external. Do you participate in the Christmas story? It’s not too late.

Check out, right now, my Christmas Art Print Sale, 20% off all prints thru the fifteenth of this month. You may find my latest holiday eMail marketing message of interest in this context, too. 

Make your art print purchases today…cross your fingers your selection arrives in time…take a little time to get this done, today

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 91 Dec. 6, 2021

Fall Wall DecorSlush Foot in Winter

Slush Foot in Winter,” was taken after a wet walk in the cold. I was nearly home, weather was deteriorating. Street surface was still visible but only thru snowy tire tracks. It was quickly disappearing. The photo captures something interesting about the months just ahead– the uncertainty of so much of life, winter life, in particular.

Slush Foot in Winter,” from my Photo Prints collection

Below, see the same image with a different wall color, different context– a business environment. The whole image hangs together to make a statement about a moment in winter. What is happening? What will happen? What is behind? What is ahead? What is coming down from the sky? How much further? I have grown to like this photo. The gradients of gray tone are interesting, tones run from the almost pure white to the almost pure black. For those interested in this print, “Slush Foot in Winter,” pixilated, I have a nice image available for sale. Tones pixilated are especially appealing to one’s eye. Contact me, if interested in seeing this image.

In another setting, “Slush Foot in Winter,” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, late in fall. Instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is here, now– still a little time to plan and shop to avoid back-logs, shortages and supply-chain concerns– but not much. Slowdowns are expected. Product availability is not a certainty. Off-shore container ships are still backed-up, we are led to believe. So order your art prints now— ahead of last-minute rush and frustrations.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall, almost-winter art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: I’m shy on business advice, these days, exhausted by the plight of our debt, risks to our nation, troubles and bumps in the economy, and political divisions that in many regards we ought to be able to dissolve in the name of common good and destiny, but cannot. But this is ADVENT. We wait. We are patient. We are hopeful. We believe in the myths that hold our society together, among them, the story of Christmas and the witnesses of the New Testament. We withstand ridicule by those who claim to know what is best for all of us while cancelling us out– at the same time. It is all infuriating, in a moment. And yet, Advent, the story of Hope, is here, and many of us make every effort to live in this spirit. My “Business Advice,” such as it is, is to live in the spirit of Hope…we can identify and hold on to, right now.

Check out, right now, my Pre-Christmas Art Print Sale, 20% off all prints thru the fifteenth of this month. You may find my latest holiday eMail marketing message of interest in this context, too.

Make your art print purchases now…avoid headaches, back-logs, back-orders, and supply-chain frustrations, take a little time to get this done, today

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 90 Nov. 30, 2021

Holiday Print DecorNew York State in August

Driving home from Ontario across the New York State Thruway can be, of all things, an exhilarating experience. Here is an example, “New York State in August.” We’re exhausted as the day winds down, having driven hours already, with some few left to go until we can find a dinner off the highway, somewhere. Here is a most modest example of how beautiful New York State can appear. The sky offers up an abundance of clouds, but thru the clouds sunlight beams down illuminating the rich, pastoral landscape that characterizes New York thru these miles. Off in the distance you see basking in sun a farm, the barn, the silo, the highlight of the roof as if winking at me under streaming clouds. See other samples in my Photo Prints Gallery.

New York State in August,” from my Photo Prints Gallery

Here is the same image as it appears in another context, a business setting, in a business environment.

Hung on a wall in perhaps…a small business context, “New York State in August.”

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall. Instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is here, now– time to plan and shop to avoid back-logs, shortages and supply-chain concerns. Slowdowns are expected. Product availability is not a certainty. Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. So order your art prints now— ahead of the coming rush and frustrations.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Daylight Savings Time is long gone. Thanksgiving Day has come and gone in the blink of an eye. Cold temperatures have moved in, though the weather itself has not been too bad, good for stacking wood and cleaning chimneys, last minute tasks just before winter settles in. Isn’t this a good reminder for business life, too? One has to plan for the hard winter to come along. One has to prepare for the cold, wind and rain. And then, once the work has been done, you hope and pray that when spring arrives, you’ll be here, and OK, able to meet the new season with a smile and a determined effort to begin, again. I think so.

The holiday season is upon us, now. Shopping, cooking, planning, mailing, phoning. Not everyone loves it, but I do. Christmas music, especially. It settles me, grounds me, roots me in myth and tradition and hope for the future….as I have been fortunate to know all my life. So, yes, we stack wood every day now, late, but still determined to get it done before the first big storms of winter arrive. A great metaphor for business life, as I see it.

I urge you to make your art print purchases now…avoid headaches, back-logs, back-orders, and supply-chain frustrations, take a little time to get this done, today

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 89 Nov. 22, 2021

Fall Wall DecorEvening Fisherman, Jackman, Maine

If, in this Thanksgiving Season you can find a place of refuge and solitude in which to give thanks for the bounty, serenity and peace in your life, perhaps you know a place like this. Taken one evening in Jackman, Maine, the spirit of the photo is not far away from a sense of Thanksgiving I live with. Here is my suggestion…this Thanksgiving week.

Evening Fisherman,” in Jackman, Maine, by George Delany

If you might consider a living room, sitting room or bedroom, perhaps the image looks more like this. The Jackman region of Northern Maine remains one of my favorite places, anywhere.

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall. Instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is here, now– time to plan and shop to avoid back-logs, shortages and supply-chain concerns. Slowdowns are expected. Product availability is not a certainty. Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. So order your art prints now— ahead of the coming rush and frustrations.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Time for a week of reflection? Ready to fast…the day before Thanksgiving? I am. In business, and in life, generally, taking a pause, stepping back, trying to identify that which sustains us, seems an essential part of a conscious life, does it not? That’s what this week has come to symbolize, despite the best efforts of some to trash the whole ideal. I’m not having it. For me, a meditation arrives that has a lot in common with this photo, noted at the top. May you find a similar moment this Thanksgiving.

Here at Thanksgiving, 2021, amidst all our trials, I urge you to make your art print purchases now…avoid headaches, back-logs, back-orders, and supply-chain frustrations, take a little time to get this done, today

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 88 Nov. 17, 2021

Fall Wall ArtBattle Hymn of the Republic

Last week…we fell behind. My operating system became officially obsolete, not a condition anyone wants to have. But now, we’re back up and running, so far without difficulty. Last week, we celebrated our Veterans. So this week, I will post these images to honor our Vets, as should have been the case a week ago. Here is an image someone just ordered…the Battle Hymn of the Republic, on raw canvas! I have asked the individual to send me a picture of the product after he gets it opened. Thank you!

This image is one I developed as part of the “Who We Are,” series, designed just after the grotesque events of 9.11.01. The series won Gold Award from Graphis Poster Annual, and was later admitted to our national Library of Congress.

Battle Hymn of the Republic, designed by George Delany

Below, you see this same image in a different setting, as if hanging in your living room. Remember, you can customize each purchase as to size, materials, matte, frame and installation, and “imagine” the final result on YOUR WALL, right from the ordering interface on my website.

Battle Hymn of the Republic,” in a living room setting

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall. Instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is here, now– time to plan and shop to avoid back-logs, shortages and supply-chain concerns. Slowdowns are expected. Product availability is not a certainty. Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. So order your art prints now— ahead of the coming rush and frustrations.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: I was not expecting my computer operating system to suddenly become obsolete. Understanding this process as it was unfolding was tricky; unfamiliar, and aggravating. I Googled around about it, spoke with numerous experts, received all sorts of irrelevant to bad advice– including tactics I’m very thankful I did NOT pursue, such as purchasing new security certificates. All at once, I came upon an individual at Apple Support who was invaluable. He patiently guided me thru the whole process from stem to stern– and had he not been so utterly competent and willing, I would still be off-line, this very week. Responding to the unexpected, in business and in life, is a big topic. Finding resources who can solve problems under strenuous and undesirable circumstances is critical, too, is it not, even if the resource comes unexpectedly? I learned a lot in this entire affair, and will know where my resources come from next time my computer life turns upside down. This is what we struggle to do, is it not? Learn by our experience.

Urge you to make your art print purchases now…avoid headaches, back-logs, back-orders, and supply-chain frustrations, take a little time to get this done, today.

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 87 Nov. 1, 2021

Fall Wall ArtWorking Stiff 4

This little group of fewer than half a dozen original paintings in acrylic on masonite board was completed almost fourteen years ago. I could build on it, right now. The topic engages me. The degree to which this kind of “human activity” has taken over our very lives is a source of constant fascination and yes, consternation. What is going on? I have no idea, but I like painting it. Here is “Working Stiff 4.” Available in a variety of sizes and materials, mattes, frames and hanging techniques. A great Christmas and holiday gift idea? I think so, but you make the determination. You can see this in my Painting Prints Gallery.

Working Stiff 4,” from George Delany Art

Unlike the business wall setting, above, what you see below is a living room context, same image, different wall color, somewhat different mood. See a couple of other entries in this collection, such as Working Stiff 3— someone at home plunking away on her screen. Or perhaps you may find Working Stiff 2 of similar interest. Yes, in the New Year 2022, I may take up this theme again. It is one of my favorites, I admit.

Living Room Scene, “Working Stiff 4

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall. Instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is here, now– time to plan and shop to avoid back-logs, shortages and supply-chain concerns. Slowdowns are expected. Product availability is not a certainty Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. So order your art prints now— ahead of the coming rush and frustrations.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Last night on Sixty Minutes was broadcast a most fascinating segment on what is coming…in tech. Specifically, the future of the human race. This is a riveting topic, in my view. I have no idea what to make of much of it, and yet the topic still rivets me. I have sent this link to our adult children. It is worth their while and mine, to give the topic due consideration and to “chip-in” in positive ways where we believe such a contribution will be positive. Here is another one of these complex and in many cases vexing topics to entertain. What we carry forward in our personal lives will no doubt be reflected in how we choose to live out our professional lives, also– is this not true? And the reverse is also likely to be true, is it not? It is not too early to pay attention.

A word to the wise— if you are considering art prints as gifts this Christmas gift-giving season, do so early. Do so now. Avoid the hassles that certainly seem to be on the horizon. Sooner is better– seems to be what is hanging palpably in the air, this year.

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 86 October 27, 2021

Fall Wall ArtJohn 4:24 Verse for Times

In tumultuous times, perhaps a graphic expression of what many consider to be among our culture’s many valuable and underpinning ideas is in order: John 4:24, “God is a Spirit: they that worship him must worship him in spirit and truth.” I find it useful to return to thoughts and expressions of this sort at a moment when for some, every aspect of our underlying society is ripe for ridicule, criticism and rejection. I will continue to stand with our underlying society’s understandings and ideals, and not against.

Let me put this another way. I will make every effort to ignore and refute daily the odious and infamous Cancel Culture and its cousin-attacks on the foundations of American Society. Consequently, here you see this image in the context of a living room, where the cool dark, gray-blue wall color highlights the colors in the print itself cast against an ample, white field.

John 4:24,’ our wall print suggestion, this week.

Below, you see the same typographic image expressed in a style that highlights select colors of the text in warm and cool colors, one of which is used in the wall color, around the print, itself. This image and those designed in the same style are unusual, not, generally speaking, popular. People find the unique graphic nature of prints in this family, inspiring. They make great gifts. I am grateful for your interest in this work.

John 4:24,” wall art for the time?

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is just ahead. Slowdowns are expected this year. Product availability is difficult. Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. So perhaps it is a good time to order your art prints now– ahead of the coming rush and frustrations.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: We are right now in the midst of a rough three-day N’or Easter. We have seen high winds, much rain. Our roads are littered with limbs, power is out. Neighbors are calling one another to check in. “Are you alright?” “What do you need?” “Can I bring anything to you?” We attempt to look out for one another, both on-line, and in person. Perhaps as many issues of the day prompt so many sorts of anxieties among us all, isn’t it a good idea that we keep these sentiments in mind day-to-day as we go about often mundane tasks of going to work, completing the obligatory while planning for the short and long-term future…all at the same time? I think biblical verses (such as that offered in this blog-post) afford us a means of keeping positive, thinking about the necessary, looking outside ourselves even while we take care of the essential. We are rooted in timeless ideas that ground us, that founded us, that guide us, still, thank goodness. Doesn’t our personal life mirror our professional? Our professional life mirrors our personal? Both are in sync around important underlying ideas, one of which is, “God is a Spirit…worship Him in spirit and in truth.”

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 85 October 18, 2021

Fall Wall DecorMaine Lobster Buoys in Fall

One spanking cold day in fall while visiting family in York Harbor, Maine, I found myself out on the coast in front of this buoy shed. Click. Somehow it seems to capture the clean air, the brilliant colors, the coming season…amidst the work of humankind evidenced by the buoys hanging on the side of the shed. Here is “Maine Lobster Buoys in Fall.”

“Maine Lobster Buoys in Fall,” by George Delany

Here in a setting more like a living room, the wall color changes from dark to light, but the color remains in the blue family though of a very different value. Values often mean the difference between good…and really unusual, do they not? “Maine Lobster Buoys in Fall,” from my Photographic Gallery.

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is just ahead. Slowdowns are expected this year. Product availability is difficult. Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. Our so-called supply chain is hurting. So perhaps it is a good time to order your art prints now.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Diligence pays off. In mid-October, there are myriad chores to do before the cold weather arrives. We relish both the temperatures and colors, during this beautiful stretch of the year. Cleaning up the beehives, the barn, the property…stacking wood, cleaning the woodstove, the basement, the property, securing windows, filling the tank– would like to keep the furnace off for as long as possible. A little effort now will bring assurances for the harsh winter, ahead. But selecting some fall photo prints is in the mix. What sorts of images do you hang in fall?

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 84 October 6 , 2021

Fall Wall Decor, “Honey-Bumble Bee Dance

These days have just passed us by…but here is a trace of what goes on as summer winds down. What you see is BOTH a bumble and honey bee on the same plant dancing around collecting what they collect. Check out Honey-Bumble Bee Dance in my Instagram Collection if you’d like a bright, lively, upbeat image added to your print collection, such a nice image…so suitable for fall.

Honey-Bumble Bee Dance,” by George Delany

Below, you see the same image adapted to a small business office. Note the wall color changes, but the impact is similarly strong. Since these originals are taken on an iPhone they cannot be blown up too large without risking a breakdown in resolution, so I have tried to carefully the control these variations for best results. Remember, don’t hang these in bright sunlight– diminished light will preserve the life of your print. As for me, I have a soft spot for both the Bumble and the Honey Bee, so this particular image holds a special place in my heart.

In a home office? “Honey-Bumble Bee Dance” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is just ahead. Slowdowns are expected this year. Product availability is difficult. Off-shore container ships are backed up for weeks. So perhaps it is a good time to order your art prints now.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: My bee-hives are busy this October morning. June 21, the longest day of the year, the optimal time of year for honey-bees around here has long passed. Honey-stocks necessary for the winter are all in, now. Last minute curing has to occur to finish up before frosts arrive. Honey gathered up for winter will allow honey bees to generate heat sufficient to survive until April 1– a very long time if you are a winter honey-bee! Aren’t there some crucial lessons here for human kind? Are we putting up stocks of our own sufficient to sustain us through the long winter into spring? Any smart business person must think in these terms to some critical extent. Let’s take a cue from our honey-bee friends. Time now is not to be wasted, but put to the best precious use we can muster.

In early October my floral honey-bee garden is still blossoming, do you believe it? Bees are all over the newest blossoms, though many have gone by. I intend to follow the bees, and to pay attention today to the flowers that beckon me with their fresh but late blossoms.

I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 83 Sept. 29, 2021

Fall Wall ArtPreamble Poster

Have you read this document, lately? Here is the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America. Isn’t it quite a document? “We the People…” “…in order to form a more perfect union,” “establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common Defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity…” What is more relevant to these United States right now than these fundamental precepts? Think about it.

Here, the print is hung in a personal space, a bed room. The size is commanding, hanging above the bed such as it does. The colors are not your ordinary, bright red, white and blue, but are somewhat muted to create a more reserved appearance, more dignified. Do you hang such prints in your home, condo or apartment? Why or why not?

Preamble to the US Constitution Poster
“Preamble to the US Constitution,” from my Americana Collection

Notice, this graphic print on a historical/political topic is adaptable to a variety of common wall settings–below, a business context. Furthermore, you will see this print customizable, as noted. Other such prints can be found in my Americana Collection.

In a business setting, “Preamble” by George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is just ahead. These are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Days “blur” by. Isn’t it important to stop occasionally to take in what has happened, what is happening, what may happen, what we’d like to see happen, what we hope happens…and what we dream about? In the blur we call modern life, I think it important to make sure we accommodate even these small moments which we can then tie, if we are fortunate, to our Gratitude.

On the cusp of OCTOBER, no less, and the prospect of falling leaves already underway though to a modest extent, I extend a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 82 Sept. 21, 2021

Fall Wall Art “Jackman Fall Sunset

Summer break has worn off, quickly. Loss of sunlight, drops in temperatures, changes in landscape colors, behavior of honey-bees, crop seasons passing…all contribute to the massive sense that summer 21 is indeed, lost to memory, now. Wood is yet to be ordered, though we have some stacked from last season that has dried through the summer. The bridge season is upon, the bridge between summer and….winter. Here is one of my favorite photos, ever…one I managed to take while visiting a friend in Jackman, Maine, after a series of terrific storms blew through the region…followed by clearing air and brilliant sun, at day’s end. I was just lucky to be on the spot, and am glad to present the image, “Jackman Fall Sunset,” here.

Jackman Fall Sunset,” by George Delany

While visiting this truly beautiful, rustic landscape, we have a chance to walk about the property as often as we like– we drive the dirt roads, too, visiting some out-of-the-way, very remote campsites, some of them located on a particular island in a particular lake. Learning the history of some of the camps is always an interesting gig. Here is a photo of the same image in another setting, utilizing a different wall color to set off the image. Just a beautiful moment…is about all I can say, now.

Bedroom setting, “Jackman Fall Sunset

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this fall, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Remember, too, the gift-giving season is just ahead. These are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward a new beginning in 2022. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In our post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: We enter a period of serious preparation…for winter. What a great reminder of the business world. The halcyon days of summer labor and summer profit are gone. We have no idea what to anticipate, but we can be sure the Farmer’s Almanac may be telling us to prepare for a long, cold, snowy, wintery blast. This urging will move us in the direction of doing whatever we can do to get safely through to spring, will it not? Over here, my list is suddenly long. This website needs attention for the season ahead. Personal matters over lap. Taking care of my two beehives looms as important. Family relations to support and nurture. Technology to learn and master, always. At a time when national life seems particularly ill, personal life makes its own firm demands. Plan ahead.

Here in mid-September, with summer now in the rear-view mirror a special thanks for your interest and support of my work. Let’s carry on!

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Blog 81 Sept. 18, 2021

Summer Wall Art,Star-Spangled Banner

We are back, after a summer reprieve, and pleased to be so. What a tumultuous time over just a few short weeks. In honor of the 20th Remembrance of the horrors of 9.11.01, I am representing this cornerstone image, the most popular Americana Collection poster of all, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” in memory of the slaughtered, the families, first-responders, health-care, military and all those who helped us survive and come together during that fateful period, still playing out in our lives and consciousness. It was this horrific event that led to the design of the original series of “Who We Are,” Americana Posters, and to what have followed, since that time.

In the bedroom, “Star-Spangled Banner,” designed by George Delany

Below, you see the same image as might be applied to a small-business office, or to any business office, for that matter. Small businesses have been especially hard-hit since the arrival of the WuHan Virus, so perhaps it is especially fitting to call upon an image that for so many will help bolster our resolve and faith to see this period of American history thru to a more rewarding time, for all.

In the office, “Star-Spangled Banner,” from Americana Collection

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this summer, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward the fall season. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a late-summer, early-fall art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: I am reluctant to offer advice, these days. But the idea of holding fast to our national ideals thru thick and thin, against any and all who would attack our bedrock, is a compelling calling I intend to accept now and in the future. Call me any name in the book– it won’t make a shred of difference. Recall the adage from second grade? “Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me,” do they teach this, anymore? In this spirit, I am always happy to present the wall decor, the posters that comprise my Americana Collection.

Here in mid-September, with summer winding down, a special thanks for your interest and support of my work.

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Blog 80 August 16, 2021

Summer Art PrintSailor Off Newport

One of my favorite small acrylic studies on masonite, from an original only 7″ x 5″…this one captures the expansive view across the ocean just off the Newport/Jamestown Rhode Island Coast. Sailor-Off-Newport expresses a wide-open summer day when the wind is up, the sails are out, the boats move vigorously across the water against a backdrop that includes both water and sky.

Sailor Off Newport,” a summer print by George Delany

Below you see the same image, “Sailor Off Newport,” against a darkly colored wall in a business environment. The colors in the work come off brilliantly against the deep gray wall and stark office setting. Note the warm Cherry wood frame and wide, 3″ matte, both of which add power to the presence of the printed image. You can customize your frame and matte in exactly this fashion right on my site– note the unusual array of materials; printing, plastic, aluminum, canvas, along with mattes, frame and installation hardware. If you take your time, get your order just right, your print will arrive very much “buttoned up,” and ready to hang.

Sailor Off Newport,” print hangs in business setting

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this summer, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward the fall season. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Can it be that Labor Day is in sight, already? Yes it can. Amidst the frantic pace of modern life, and on this day with the horror of our defeat in Afghanistan, perhaps it is helpful to convey a bit of wisdom offered by a friend, just lately. He advised, “Keep your peace, George. Keep your peace.” I still think about this little jewel each day. In the hubbub of small victories and sometimes tremendous setbacks each of us is up against day by day, isn’t it a good idea whether in business or personal life to try to find…and then keep, one’s personal peace. I would spell that with a capital P, Peace.

Happy Mid-August, and thanks for your interest in my work.

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Blog 79 August 9, 2021

Summer Art PrintMy Morning Glory

Why does it seem we wait so long for the gorgeous Morning Glory? We wait most of the summer for its glorious appearance….and when it shows up, we are not disappointed, are we? Here is just one sample. Here, I am lucky– there are violet, blue, white Morning Glories around and about. They signal…summer is well along. I take the cue. Which cues do you take?

My Morning Glory,” by George Delany

Below is another image of summer, of Corn, one of my very favorites– took me several years to complete. Honestly, I could go into the painting today and fiddle with it some more. The work has come so far from the moment when that first dab of oil paint was applied to a large, white, blank, canvas (60″ x 40″) original. The original is available, as are limited edition prints at 24″ x 18″, each one signed by the artist. Corn is among the forms on this earth I regard as sacred– and so here is my homage to it.

Corn” an oil-on-canvas original by George Delany

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this summer, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward the fall season. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: As August settles in, crops arrive, corn is sweet and fresh, salads are the best, gardens are rich and that new Peach pie is unbeatable. Is there a side to your business life in which everything comes together? Everything you strive for…at some perhaps unplannable moment, comes into being? I hope so. The ocean is warm and inviting, the grass is green, freshly cut. Lettuce and tomatoes, with a little salt, pepper and mayonnaise, haven’t tasted this good in about a year. Yes, things have in a turbulent time, after days of rain, come together. August, so beautiful! That our business life should be so bountiful!

Happy August, and thanks for your interest in my work.

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Blog 78 August 3, 2021

Summer Art Print, “Ocean Drive #3

Have you ever driven Ocean Drive, in Newport, Rhode Island? Always a treat…but when weather is moving…a special way to witness the earth, water and sky up-close, and personal. I love this stretch of ocean front. Here is a print for your August print collection based on a small study, acrylic on board, only 7″ x 5″ original, but among the moodiest of my Newport images. Isn’t this a particularly striking print?

In the bedroom, “Ocean Drive #3,” by George Delany

A cruise along Ocean Drive will reveal fishing boats, fishermen, picnickers out on rocks, loungers in summer chairs, kite-flyers, surfers…I have tried to offer a taste of it, the essential Ocean Drive experience in this offering. Below, see this image as it hangs in a sitting room. Perhaps like yours? Remember, please hang these prints in diminished light– never in direct sun or bright light. This will ensure a longer print life.

In the sitting room, “Ocean Drive #3

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this summer, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the year moves toward the fall season. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Yesterday….May; today, August, can it be? A good reminder as to how fast time flies. Time to take note. I am behind in many of those things I want to get done…this summer. Time to pay a bit more attention. Time to get a bit more efficient. Time to check my priorities. Time to tick-off those tasks still ahead of me. Then, I can sit down with one of those lovely summer mint drinks, put up my feet, and relax. Here’s to a happy and productive August, 2021.

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Blog 77 July 26, 2021

Summer ArtOne Lone Lily

In a sea of summer green, one gorgeous, lone lily stands out. After all this rain, an apt image for late July. Here, the image hangs in a purported living room setting; against a plain, dark wall color, the brilliant greens set off the yellow flower in a most delightful fashion, don’t you think. I was fortunate to be on the spot…to simply click my iPhone and record. This print is one of a series on Lillies in my photo collections– a favorite summer subject, to be sure.

Photo print recommendation, late July, 2021, “One Lone Lily” by George Delany

Below, you see the same image in a bedroom setting, a similarly dark wall color sets forth the brilliance of both the greens and yellows…just above the bed, a romantic image, in my view. As you peruse any of these selections, please remember, do not hang your digital prints in direct sunlight or even bright light. A more diminished light will add years to the life of your print.

One Lone Lily,” by George Delany

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: In the life of a business person, there are the ordinary events and concerns of every day moments, comparable to the sea of green in this photo. Then, there are the special concerns, the highlights of the entire business endeavor, the special wins, victories, successes, those rarest of moments to savor. These are akin to the brilliant yellow lily, seen here. In your business life, what stands out? What do you really relish? What do you find…most beautiful, or gratifying, or rewarding, or stimulating…about your business concerns?

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Blog 76 July 19, 2021

Summer Art PrintLove These Lilies

Mid-summerLily Time! After all this rain, the grounds here are lush, the lilies, as you may imagine, bright with color, lots of flowers bursting daily….very exciting to watch as I take my daily tour of the property to see what is coming, what is going, how the honey-bees are doing. If you’re looking for a summer art print for home, studio, apartment, condo or getaway, why not a Lily Print?

Perfect in summer bed-room, “Love These Lilies,” by George Delany

Isn’t the color palette beautiful? Greens, yellows, browns, tones bordering on reds an blues, deep earth tones, bright green accents here and there? In this setting, you see “Love These Lilies,” works in a public space such as a dining room or restaurant…just as effectively as in a bedroom setting. Note on my site you can customize many of the qualities of the image that interests you…see below.

Then again, in a dining room setting, “Love These Lilies,” by George Delany

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: I’ll keep it short. Doesn’t summer strike you as just a beautiful time of year? Last year a drought, this time of July– this year abundant rain. No matter what comes along, Summer is a time of natural beauty, discovery and observation. Is there any parallel in the business world, in the experience of business? Many would say, Yes! And isn’t it the job of the business person to catch on to exactly what form this takes? Many would say…a successful business has in it the same qualities of beauty, discovery and observationdiscernment. I agree. Setting up a business life to deliver not just money but other aspects of life perhaps more important is a lofty goal. Post-pandemic, maybe this sort of lofty goal is just what we need.

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Blog 75 July 12, 2021

Summer Art Executive VP HR Takes InfoDip

Don’t you just love the idea of HR as the subject of wall art? Gives me a chuckle just to think about it. Here is a summer art print, “Executive VP HR Takes InfoDip,” that is among my most pointed, humorous of works to date, IMHO. These are the people who go crazy collecting data on everyone. These are the people who run the “Performance Review” exercises, among the most disingenuous of creative endeavors I know anything about– and I can speak from experience if you wish. These are the people who enforce political correctness, the antithesis of a purposeful, creative life. These are the people who track “conformity” to corporate dogma, or lack of it. These are the people who want you to believe you are a resource for the company, an invaluable one, until you’re not. Here, the Executive Vice President of HR is venturing into the waves on a hot summer day, topless of all things, carrying her laptop so as to review or gather new data while swimming– a preposterous, 21st century scene that looks so believable, doesn’t it? She has my entire dossier right there on her laptop…in the waves! < grin > I’m not worried. She’ll check in with the attorneys before distributing the final performance review evaluations— sure, right? And then everyone will rest, assured justice and fairness have been done. We have a bit of a history, together. Amen.

Beach art, July 2021, data-gathering at beach, “Executive VP HR Takes Info Dip” by George Delany

Below, the same image, Executive VP HR Takes Info Dip,” hangs over a dining table in the corporate cafeteria so all can see the art during tonight’s meeting and cocktail hour. Pass the wine and crackers! An excellent occasion to celebrate an absurd commentary on data-gathering during a summer outing, one I had some fun in painting, I confess..

Dining setting, “Executive VP HR Takes Info Dip

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: Mid-summer arrives in soggy fashion. Gardens have received so much water in the past week, time to drain under July sun! Honey-bees need a break, too. Pollen is soaked! A year ago, we were entering into a 8-10 week drought…this year, we’re deluged! What to do? Doesn’t the problem always seem to be the same? No matter what comes at us, we have to accept this, and then make something good out of it, effect some positive outcome…if humanly possible. While the skies pour buckets, this is an easy sentiment to express. But turning it into an effective action remains a challenge. So I am posting this blog in the spirit of patience while moving forward. I am trying to clean up some unfinished business EVEN WHILE I undertake another sketch in a new series, just now taking shape, never been done, before! I have no idea what I’ll get, but the promise-factor is high, and I am pursuing it. Exciting! This is one antidote for a soggy spell, a soggy day, and a soggy attitude…I can feel it getting better, already! What are you doing on these rainy days, post-pandemic?

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Blog 74 July 4, 2021

Summer ArtAmerican Revival

I am hopeful this July 4 that the majority of American citizens are thankful for this country, its founding, its origins, its flaws, its conquests, its strengths, its complexities and ambiguities, and for the American spirit that in so many ways seems (despite endless attacks from within and without) strong, imaginative, determined and resilient. Isn’t this a miracle in and of itself? You can find more such images in my Americana Collection at George Delany Art dot com.

American Revival,” by George Delany

At the bottom of this poster are the words to the Star-Spangled Banner as seen, here. This poster is one of my least promoted, least appreciated and most thought-provoking in the entire Americana Poster collection— in my view. I like the combination of elements, the headline, the page of the flag (hung outside my house on the occasion of 9.11.01) and the verse to the Star-Spangled Banner. Note the seal and signature on this poster. Upon request, at no extra charge, I will provide these features to your poster acquisition. Don’t forget…please hang in subdued light, not bright or direct sunlight.

Detail from Americana Poster, “American Revival

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice,” for day: What a beautiful day our National Holiday is, isn’t it? My advice this week is short; in life as in business, know what matters and pay it…it’s due. This is our day. We celebrate our history, however imperfect, and choose to commit ourselves to living into the glorious ideals our Founding Fathers so magnificently laid out for succeeding generations. Let’s get about this business of healing this country and moving into the future. Happy July 4, 2021, to all.

Sharing with you this glorious National Birthday, July 4, 2021

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Blog 73 June 29, 2021

Summer Art PrintStar-Spangled Banner” in honor of our Nation’s birthday

Here comes! July 4, 2021, and its been a long time coming, hasn’t it? Post-pandemic July 4 greetings to you. Here is my summer wall art offering for this year’s July 4 holiday, the Star-Spangled Banner, utilizing the flag that stood in front of this home on 9.11.01.

Star-Spangled Banner,” wall decor…July 4, 2021

Below see the same image in a dining room setting. Note there are a number of related American Flag posters in this “Who We Are” collection, the first series I designed after the events of 9.11.01. God Bless America, America the Beautiful, Amazing Grace, look around, find something that moves you.

In a dining room setting, “Star Spangled Banner” wall poster by George Delany

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice,” for day: What do you cherish? In business as in life, there is an underlying reason to do what you do. In this context, what is it you hold most nearly and dearly? Perhaps a good question to ponder over July 4, 2021. Many argue our country is under attack, not just by external enemies but internal. Our borders, budgets, Founding Documents, Founding Fathers, system of justice, education, the sanctity of family, the right to define and own property, gender, role of Government…what isn’t under attack, some may ask. This July 4, let us consider what has come down to us from our Forefathers and Mothers that has made our lives, our government, civilization possible. What is it we might elevate in our national consciousness, we might renew, to which we may recommit so that our children and grandchildren may grow up to inherit that for which so much has been sacrificed by so relatively few. I’m stewing on it, myself. Happy July 4, 2021.

Wishing you an inspired, joyful July 4, 2021.

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Blog 72 June 21, 2021

Summer Art Print Honeysuckle Wall

High Season around here! So, in the spirit of the moment and season, here is a beautiful print idea, “Honeysuckle Wall,” featuring a plant I discovered as a young boy…most especially, how to pick the plant apart to suck the honey out of the interior. Still a topic of fascination. The charm and essence of the image lies on the interplay between the fine, white Honeysuckle plants and the wall of greenery, the leaves, that bind the image together in a rhythmical fashion.

Needless to say, Honey Bees are thriving, this is their high-season, also. I will be harvesting spring honey in a few days, and there seems to be plenty to harvest this year.

Honeysuckle Wall,” by George Delany

No question, I’d consider hanging this print, “Honeysuckle Wall,” over my bed! Somehow, it suggests the richness of life, the succor, the abundance, mystery, and beauty…in one simple image. Don’t forget to use the amazing tool on my site that will help you step-by-step learn how to customize your print so that when it arrives it is just right, and ready to hang.

In bedroom, “Honeysuckle Wall,” just right this Summer Solstice season.

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you.  In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

My “business advice,” for the day: In your business life experience, what activity is it that most captures the idea of fresh Honeysuckle? Some moment that stands out in its beauty and delicacy from all the rest? This is a challenging question, is it not. I have to say, will give this some thought. Whatever it proves to be, I can use a whole lot more of the Honeysuckle experience than has been present over the past 16 or so months of Pandemic living. First crack at it would be this– in a trying period of time in our Nation’s history, I have found those few moments with one friend or another when a topic or thought is thoroughly shared or appreciated to be most akin to the experience of fresh Honeysuckle. Is this too much of a stretch? I don’t think so. Let’s hear it for Honeysuckle…this Summer Solstice season!

Wishing you a warm, wonderful, Honeysuckle day.

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Blog 71 June 14, 2021

Spring Art Print “New York

Painted about two years before the tragedy that was 9.11.01, this watercolor, “New York,” is still vibrant and powerful and among my favorites. Late afternoon light bathes the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center amidst a wistful sky of purple clouds wafting by , framing up the scene over large stencil letters reversed out of the Hudson River, spelling out the name of the work, “New York.” The image generated a series of such iconic city-skyline images (here is “LA“), most of which remain incomplete, but are “coming along.” This print is now available from the original water color work, am pleased to report.

New York,” featuring the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center painted by George Delany

Below you see the image hanging not in a living or sitting room, but in a bedroom. I remember well the painting of this image in watercolor on a large sheet of watercolor paper…when you introduce a pencil and a pencil mark to a blank sheet of paper, let me assure you, you have no idea what will transpire. In this case, the experience was uplifting, to say the least. You can see other such images in my Americana Collection.

New York,” hanging in a bedroom context, by George Delany

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite lingering COVID-related production concerns. In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

My “business advice,” for the day: Summer is upon us…finally! What a 16-18 month period this has been. Isn’t it wonderful to smell hamburgers in the air, see people at the beach, chowder on the menu, evening parties underway, people just so seemingly excited about the day. I am happy to report honey-bees in area are on a roll; we will have lots of spring honey, this year. “Carpe Diem,” is something of a cliche, but these days the expression has a certain power and resonance to it. I’m going with it! Carpe Diem, to you, too. On Flag Day, 2021, “Pluck the Day!”  

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Blog 70 June 5, 2021

Spring Art PrintsTwo Surfers Near Naples

When family members head to the beach, I pay attention. Such was the case, yesterday. So I am prompted to offer this print in honor of the change of season, currently well under way in 90 degree heat! “Two Surfers Near Naples,” is presented based on a small acrylic study on tempered masonite. This is one of series completed back in this time frame, and remains one of my favorites…of the beach. One woman purchased this print to give to her best friend on the occasion of her marriage. Nice.

“Two Surfers Near Naples,” by George Delany

By comparison, you see below the same image in the context of “bedroom art.” I find this association comforting, a nice cue to a night full of action-packed dreams? Remember, don’t hang these high-quality digital prints in bright light, particularly, direct sun. Diminished light will add years to your print.

Bedroom art print, “2 Surfers Near Naples,” by George Delany

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite lingering COVID-related production concerns. In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a summer art print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

My “business advice,” for the day: We have been thru a long slog this past year. Just the warm weather, the sun, the garden, birds and bees, and now the ocean opening up… is a daily pleasure. What do we do to find such pleasures in our work life? Our professional life? Professionals say, “American people no longer wish to work, we’d rather get paid off by our own government…than work,” words to this effect. I don’t necessarily agree. There are those who work hard and passionately , diligently, with a similar exuberance for daily business life as for the change in season from Spring to Summer. Don’t agree? Ok, then! We hold different views. I would urge you to find in your work…such a similar exuberance if it seems to be missing in your “work-life-balance.”

Wishing you a warm, wonderful spring day.

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Blog 69 May 31, 2021

Spring ArtBattle Hymn of the Republic

Memorial Day 2021: We take a day to remember, reflect, honor and offer gratitude to those who have died for our Freedoms. And after a pandemic, it is turning out to be a powerful National Holiday. We seem eager to express our sentiments about things fundamental to our Democratic Republic, and particularly in the direction of our “True Heroes,” those who have given their lives for our Freedoms.

Star-Spangled Banner,” from my Americana Collection

Here is another powerful Memorial Day statement, the Battle Hymn of the Republic, from the same Americana Collection.

Battle Hymn of the Republic,” Memorial Day 2021

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me. 

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite lingering COVID-related production concerns. In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a Memorial Day print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

My “business advice,” for the day: Isn’t it gratifying to see Americans from every walk of life coming together in these troubled times to offer thanks, prayers of gratitude to those brave soldiers who have fought and died so that we may live our our Five Freedoms? Remember, today at 3:00, “Taps Across America,” for anyone interested in this powerful, creative experience (https://www.tapsacrossamerica.org/)

Wishing you a peaceful, contented day of reflection, Memorial Day 2021.

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Blog 68 May 23, 2021

Spring Wall DecorGod Bless America

As Memorial Day approaches, what comes to mind? In my mind, this year may mark a more conscious return to public ritual than occurred or was even possible, last year. Many of us seem to feel a depth of gratitude these days commensurate with the country and society reopening after the effects of Covid have begun to wane. This is my attitude, I confess.

God Bless America,” from my Americana Poster Collection

Here is a look at the God Bless America print, as designed in the aftermath of 9.11.01, when I created my “Who We Are” collection of verse and imagery to help bring us together as Americans. Don’t have a print to help celebrate Memorial Day, this year? Here is a possible choice. Remember, you can customize your selected print by a) size b) paper stock and finish c) materials d) matte e) frame and f) installation technique, all on my site as you check out. Very neat capabilities (if I don’t say so, myself!)

Materials include paper stock, canvas, canvas wraps, acrylic, Aluminum, and a variety of applications of each. So your work, with some careful selections on your part, will arrive in spit-condition, ready to hang.

Do you have a special Memorial Day print?

For owners of businesses large or small, and for those who run and manage non-profit organizations, if you would like to make available to staff and employees, even customers, any print in my Americana Collection, I will gladly add your company logo at a discreet size in the lower right hand corner and have these posters shipped to your organization. Contact me.

Star Spangled Banner,” print design, George Delany

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe right now, this Spring, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, as the year unfolds. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite lingering COVID-related production concerns. In a post-pandemic period, what better way to celebrate than…with a Memorial Day print…perhaps even a gift to a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

My “business advice,” for the week: Memorial Day after the Pandemic– as the Country opens up, seems like we have a lot of catching up to do. One way we can catch up is to remember who it is that has died for our Founding Freedoms— many in question these days, under attack, disparaged, ridiculed in favor of what? Nothing. I will make an effort to do some catching up in the week leading up to Memorial Day, 2021. We know who it is that has fought and died for our Freedoms since our Founding.

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Blog 66 May 10, 2021

Spring Art Print,Honey Bee Art 3

On my website, you have the tools to imagine a print of your choosing customized to hang on your wall in “just so” condition, exactly as you might imagine it. Below is an example of a print of my honey bee series printed on Aluminum, itself a very exciting medium, but here you see the hanging mechanism on arrival! No fuss, no muss. Just hang the print. There is nothing more the buyer to do. The whole process is made as simple in this on-line, art-buying exercise, as I have ever seen it to be.

Your print arrives..ready to hang. A very clever system.

Below is the actual print of the acrylic painting, Honey Bee Art 3, as applied to Aluminum. This is a very exciting medium and one I find myself exploring, often. The original painting was done in acrylics on masonite at a scale of 5″ square. Here, you see the final Aluminum print made with a very high degree of fidelity, ready to install. There are other such images in this series you may wish to examine.

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, this year. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production concerns. 

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

My “business advice,” for the week: Take some time to imagine how this or any print might look on your wall/s. Technology on this site now makes such an exercise, possible. You can customize your selection as to paper stock, finish, materials, size, matte, frame and installation technique. As with a straight-forward business challenge, you get to imagine the whole process leading up to a solution—the moment when your print arrives…in perfect condition, ready to hang. Think it thru. Careful imagining and planning will pay off.

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Blog 64 April 25, 2021

Spring Art PrintsSpring Narcissus

Spring art prints are exciting to consider. After a year of Pandemic living, a national election, economic roiling, overseas saber-rattling, and a long winter, Spring art prints offer a visual treat for anyone who cares to think about the topic, and then act. Here, I lowered my smart phone in front of spring flower…a week or two ago and snapped this picture of a lovely, brand new Narcissus staring right at me. This is how a print idea develops. Perhaps the random photo will have something to offer, perhaps not. Likely, I’ll delete it and move on. But in this case, I like the result and may turn this image into a print offering, soon. This is among my normal creative processes.

Narcissus,” the beginning of an idea

Here you are, in the world between a split-second decision to take a photo…and the development of a real print offering such as is seen below.

With all these digital images, remember they last longer in subdued light. Never hang in sunlight, or direct light for that matter. Though prints are made with high-quality materials, they are, nonetheless subject to breakdown in the presence of certain light frequencies. Preserve your prints!

Spring Narcissus Instagram 2” in business setting

Typically, Daffodils precede Narcissus, but as a general proposition, they come early in Spring a week or so, apart, here in southeast New England. Below, you in see full brilliance a Spring art print celebrating the brilliance of the Daffodil— on display in abundance, this year.

“One Brilliant Easter Daffodil” Spring Art Print Offering

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, this year. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production concerns. 

Check out two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: As we rediscover what Spring means, each year, so it may be helpful to bring a smidge of this attitude to business life. Bring a hint of the Narcissus, the Daffodil, even the Crocus, and soon, the Rhododendron…to your business practice. The first to come up after a long winter, new brilliance, new life, new waverings in the breeze and dancing in the sun. In my “cube days,” I could have used a dose of this attitude, myself. Here are my Spring offerings at the onset of a new season.

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 63 April 17, 2021

Spring ArtBannister’s Wharf 1

Recently, I dug up some paintings from some time ago, on the Newport, Rhode Island waterfront. Here are two of them, the first being “Bannister’s Wharf 1” I recall clearly what led to this painting. One Sunday, we had driven to Newport in the early afternoon, and spent time wandering the charming waterfront, eating ice-cream cones and doing what tourists in Newport do, in summer. I took some photos in those several hours, from which these prints derive– since the photos served as the basis for the oil-paintings, themselves.

Bannister’s Wharf 1,” by George Delany

In this second image, I am stationed about 100 yards or less away from the position required to paint the image above. Again, the photo I took at that instant served as the basis for the painting which I completed at home in my kitchen. I call this “Bowen’s Wharf 2.” This is a rich little image I like, alot. Both originals are oils-on-masonite. The images here can be purchased as prints, printable on any number of paper grades which you can select. You can also select a matte, a size, a framing material and hanging device, so that when your print arrives in the mail it is ready to hang. No fuss, no muss.

Bowen’s Wharf 2” prints now available from George Delany Art

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, this year. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production concerns. 

Check out two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: I have rediscovered this part of Newport, Rhode Island, this waterfront neighborhood umpteen times over the years. It is as if every trip to Newport is in essence, an exercise in self-discovery in that my perception of the town, the locality, its charm, history and people, is shifted and rejuvenated… sometimes a bit, and sometimes, a great deal. I like this quality of life. In business, this quality is necessary to see, to discern, to understand the lay of the land, and how to see it, how to negotiate it, successfully. This does not have to be an entirely “rational event.” Here, in these images, what prompts the rediscovery is not rationality, but in the way I experience what I see— no more complicated than this. How do you see? How do you grasp? How do you understand how to proceed in a thoroughly familiar landscape?

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 62 April 9, 2021

Spring Wall ArtFirst Amendment

What, beside the Scriptures, is more sacred than our Founding Documents? And among these, which is arguably the most important? The First Amendment, currently under attack in many spheres of American life. Academics are inclined to forever “unpack” the meaning of it. Corporate media is inclined to ignore it. The educational establishment, parts of it, wish to “transform” it into something it is not and was never designed to be. Leftists are inclined to disparage it if not trash. Given the condition of our schools for fifty years, most citizens may not be able to tell you the Five Freedoms embodied in it. The good news is…many Americans are waking up to our lax ways and taking steps, however small, to fix this situation so that we preserve our National American Legacy, intact.

The First Amendment” graphic design by George Delany

Below you see the same image in the context of a living room. Contemporary graphic design makes this poster adaptable to many sorts of interior spaces, two of which are located here. You can use features of my website to “imagine” this image on your own wall! Check it out. But don’t forget to hang this print in subdued light. Though it is made with top quality paper and pigments, direct sunlight will shorten its life. Thank you for your continued interest and support…most especially in a trying time in which the founding ideas of the nation are under assault. Keep the faith. We will prevail.

Living Room Graphic Design, “First Amendment Poster,” by George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often, this year. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production concerns. 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: Post Easter, we welcome Spring! Here she is, in all her glory. We prepare the ground to plant. We rake, clean up, remove the spoils of a tough, trying winter and the many effects of the Pandemic…to make way for new life. In this spirit, we perhaps also should undertake to review our Founding Documents, those inspirations which in some ways explain how we got here…and why. Here is my graphic contribution to this end. The First Amendment. Let us work together to guard and protect these Freedoms from rot, stench, decay, compromise, betrayal, ignorance; whatever the force that would diminish them, reduce or eliminate them. In the spirit of new life in Spring, the mother Robin, the Queen Bee, the Baby Chick, let us reconsider and recommit to our Freedom…s!

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 61 April 2, 2021

Spring Wall Decor The Story

There are those who say, “Lose your myths, lose your society.” I believe there is truth in this sentiment. Easter gives us a chance…on behalf of our children and grandchildren… to recommit to our myths, our stories, our binding connections, those upon which society with all its flaws and all its successes, has depended since our founding. Easter gives us an opportunity not just personally, but societally, to step back and at the same time, into our most cherished beliefs, and to recommit to revitalizing them, rebuilding, reconstituting, re-energizing and perhaps even here in the 21st century, reimagining the very forms in which they must come to be in order to succeed. I don’t believe the creative experience our Founding Fathers knew as it unfolded in their time was appreciably different from that which we face in our time. They attempted to forge history, I mean, the lives they knew, in a different manner, toward a different ideal, and were in many cases willing to lay down their lives to push the whole enormously perilous undertaking along. Below is a sketch I have done, pencil, black-and-white ink, I call “The Story.” This Easter week prints are available.

“The Story,” one of a series of black-and-white sketches by George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often in 2021. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production concerns. 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: At Easter, we have a chance yet again to discover our own rebirth. In nature, this is what is happening, right now. Birds and bees…not to mention chickens, sheep, so many animals…are frenetic with new life. We get another opportunity to reflect, reconsider, recommit to the story, the mythology at the center of our society. We can go with those who insist society is no good and who have precious little to offer as a new foundation save recycled, trash from prior centuries– and the oh-so-fashionable, Politically Correct, not to overlook the ever-pernicious Cancel-culture…or we can live into anew those ideals that come down through Divinity to help us live our lives with at little woe and as much love as possible. I will make every effort to live into these ideals, anew–and after the year we have just experienced would wish the same for you and yours. Happy Easter, 2021 and may your lives be filled with new Hope, new Opportunity, and new Love.

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Blog 60 March 26, 2021

Spring Wall Art,Christ with Feminists

What a provocative thought. Christ arrives in a portal at my church…feminists gather round to hear his message…what would he say? How would he say it? What would he reference? Who would he reference? What would be his main point? His summary? I find this a powerful topic…given the condition of tawdry, modern American society. Just saying.

One of the aspects of this series I like best is the creation of the sketch within the image of an interface that displays eMail…as if you were to receive an email with this message included. Then, suppose it was to include a video animation? In any event, here is my Lenten, Easter gift this year. If you order promptly, you may, if lucky, have your selection by Easter Sunday including a) print b) matte c) frame d) hanging device…all ready to go.

Suppose you received an eMail like this? From George Delany Art

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  often in 2021. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production concerns. 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: What story is at the center of your life? What story is at the center of your business life? How do you frame up your prized stories? How do you honor your story, or stories? How do you live into the ideals that make up your story? Are there ideals, at all? Here in Lent, 2021, as Easter moves toward us after Palm Sunday, this week, the story at the center of western civilization invites our consideration, our heartfelt examination, our attempt at an understanding, our participation, our educating our children, our embodying the ideal in the affairs of ordinary life…this is the incomprehensible story, the vexing story, the ineluctable story that frames up the last 2000+ years of the civilization we call our own. In this presentation, my invitation comes in the form of a simple black-and-white sketch illustrating the idea of the Christian ideal manifested in lowly eMail. In our troubled times, may the spirit of this season find you healthy and well.

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Blog 59 March 19, 2021

Winter ArtPell Bridge in Winter

Wouldn’t you know…here we are on the cusp of Spring, when two orders come thru, both for prints of a Winter theme. OK! Here is one, “Pell Bridge in Winter,” one of my favorite winter scenes. In production, right now, going out to buyers, shortly with a late winter, “Thank you!

Pell Bridge in Winter,” print from an acrylic original by George Delany

Here is the same scene, “Pell Bridge in Winter,” in the context of a small business office. Adaptable, as you can see on this website! The original painting was done in acrylic on masonite, at a small scale of 7″ x 5.” To produce a high-quality print at a scale of 200% is a trick! These prints are high-quality, tonal and color qualities are excellent– do remember to hang in subdued light, not bright sunlight. Your print will last longer, can assure you.

Your office? “Pell Bridge in Winter,” by George Delany

Here is a lo-rez image of the print…to give you a sense of the winter quality and textures that make up the image.

Pell Bridge in Winter” from an acrylic painting by George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  here often in the New Year 2021. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: Often, the unconventional is where the surprise lies. In this image, “Pell Bridge in Winter,” there is an example– it lies in the simple understanding that the Pell Bridge if painted at all will likely show up in summer scenes, not winter. Spring, Fall, too. But not winter. And yet, in this image, there is a certain surprise in seeing an expression of the bridge during the dead of winter when everything is slow, life is on hold, the world seems suspended, frozen until Spring arrives. And yet, within this picture there is life and vitality…in the sky, in the knife strokes that describe the icy Bay, in the swirling weather that envelops the bridge itself. It is all an unconventional surprise. Business holds this promise, too, does it not? Sure, go ahead and do the usual, the expected, the normal, the repeat…then do it again, tomorrow… But if you dare imagine this activity as something new, what shape would it take? Perhaps there are some new successes, even joys to be gleaned and realized from an unconventional look at the normal.

Here is another blog post from my art site…

Blog 112 May 16, 2022

Spring Art PrintNewport Country Club

Newport is especially beautiful in Spring, and then Summer, when oceans warm, beaches fill up, and golf-links are challenging and picturesque, to say the least. Here is a view of the Newport Country Club, as I imagine it. In the foreground is a young golfer who, using his phone, attempts (using GPS features) to hone-in his approach shot to the green, just ahead. I have added some of my squares to mark the time and place in pixillation history, and as a device to call out in pixel form the color palette of the painting– still a device I am attracted to since we now live in a world where images don’t just appear, they are constructed for a time, then deconstructed, and are gone. “Newport Country Club,” is a favorite of mine.

Newport Country Club,” oil on canvas by George Delany

Below, you see the limited edition print– or, the original, as it might appear in a summer living room; light, open, airy, with the 18th hole off in the distance. Harkens back to the period when I’d drop off my younger son at the end of the lane, and he’d saunter up to the clubhouse in anticipation of caddying a round of golf, or two on a beautiful summer day– how gorgeous those times and places were. So, I have a personal stake in this view, this perspective and this scene at the Newport Country Club.

In living room, “Newport Country Club,” limited edition prints, or original

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? A photo print? Maybe right now, here as this most beautiful month of May settles in – instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Or, how about a Honey-Bee print? Or, a golf print? Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, to give prints can be a joyful experience…even in trying times… such as now. When I give a print, it is most assuredly a joyful experience! In these testy, tumultuous times, think about giving an art print this Spring Season

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves toward mid-beautiful-May. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems for the moment to have wound down (before the next variant arrives?) what better way to celebrate than…with a spring art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, or a Honey-Bee print, or golf print…not bad gift choices for a friend or relative!

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

Yes, You Can Brand Your Posters: Memorial Day approaches! Order now and receive your USA poster print in time for the holiday. In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find visual selections that resonate with your Spring state-of-being. Please take a look. To the question, “Can you brand my posters?” the answer is yes. Yes, I can brand these posters for you – contact me with questions. In short, your logo can be added at a discrete size to the lower right corner of each poster. I will show you a proof prior to production. #brandednonprofits I will be in corporation to help organizations identify this program.

Exhibit Page, New! Thank you for your enthusiastic support of my new Exhibit page, designed to show off to best advantage how some of my original images appear when matted, framed and hung on the wall! This will be an expanding feature of my site.

“Business Advice” for day: For the first time, our grass is cut. Lots of hedge, brush and weeds have been trimmed, cut, raked and deposited into the compost heap. The compost heap is growing, a good sign, this time of year. Where do you think the seeds of new growth are to be found, nourished and cultivated? In the compost. Think about it. Waste as a function of nutrient for the present, and the future. This is almost too big a thought for my simple head, but I do grasp it, and do practice the idea. The other side of this is…that we don’t want to contaminate the compost. We don’t want plastics, junk, poisons of any kind in the compost pile. We don’t throw flowers or brush that have been sprayed with insecticide, fungicide, herbicide, into the compost pile. The compost pile is as natural and pure and uncontaminated as any square inch of land that makes up this property. Isn’t it true in growing a business, you don’t want to contaminate the process, the skills, the products or people necessary to see it prosper? You want to avoid rot, degradation, spoilage. So this week, I have the compost heap of life very much on my mind.

You may find my new NFT art of interest (“Non-fungible tokens”), seen here on Rarible. More to come, a new collection in development as this is written. Have fun building your print collection this year. Try a new print purchase…this Spring! This is all viewable on Linktr.ee. A special thanks for your interest and support of my effort.

Blog 103 March 14, 2022

Winter Art Prints “John 3:16 A Graphic Print

With Daylight Savings time upon us, now; the sun up a little longer, each day, with war raging in Ukraine and threat of an international maelstrom in the air every day, here are a couple of Spring images presented to raise spirits, engender Hope, and promote Peace, my version, admittedly. Just below is a print for the Easter Season, from John 3:16. See if you like it. Imagine this image printed on any number of available materials; paper, plastic, canvas, wood, aluminum, and glass– yes, a glass print. All are possible, right from this site. Each material you can select from among the options as you walk through the order and check-out process. Similar prints you can find in my Faith Prints Gallery.

John 3:16,” an Easter gift…this year?

Below, you see another print from my Faith Prints Gallery, this one based on the beautiful verse from Psalms, 118:24. This graphic style is one I have developed in recent years; simple, contemporary, uplifting in spirit…to puzzle out, to read, to ponder. This print is also available on any number of quality materials, as described above.

Psalm 118:24,” a verse to keep in mind these days?

Question for you: Have you ever purchased a graphic print? An art print? Maybe right now, as the first day of Spring arrives, shortly– instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. Lift someone’s spirits! Giving art, giving prints can be a joyful experience…even in a dismal time such as now. When I give a print, it most assuredly is a joyful experience– most especially during these “Drearies” of early March leading thru Lent, to Easter.

Prints are all produced using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit often, as the new year moves into latter February. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. As the Pandemic seems now to wind down, what better way to celebrate than…with a late-winter art print…a lighthouse print, perhaps, or a poster with a patriotic theme, not a bad gift choice for a friend or relative.

Two unusual and decidedly helpful features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff, an under-appreciated feature.

Check out several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

“Business Advice” for day: I’ll be short. The upheaval in this world seems to be “trending in the wrong direction,” meaning, ominous, indeed. A good time to reflect not only on what is unfolding but on what Hope and Faith are made of. This week’s print offerings attempt to do just this. May we hold hands for Ukrainians, may we pray for Ukrainians, also for our own Government, and even for young Russian soldiers duped by their leadership into committing unspeakable horrors presently unfolding with no end in sight. My idea of tough living is to lose electricity for a few days….until National Grid gets it fixed. Many Ukrainians in captured territory will spend this winter night without heat, water, food, bandages, electricity, bedding or clothing. I cannot grasp this, true to tell. My business advice is simple, now. Let us count our blessings and offer what we can and have to our Ukrainian brother and sisters. Surely critical melding of one’s personal and business realms occurs urgently, instantaneously the whole world over, right now. #glorytoUkraine

In my Americana Poster Gallery you may find other visual selections that resonate with your state of (mid-March) being, please take a look

You may find my new NFT art of interest, seen here on Rarible. I will be offering new NFTs of original art as this year unfolds. Some short videos of creative work are now on YouTube. Find a mixed-bag on Soundcloud. Take a look at my new Exhibit page— you may see an idea you like. Build your print collection this year. This is viewable on Linktr.ee.

A special thanks for your interest and support of my work.