Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Drapery Study, 3

 2011, Graphite on Paper, 7"x 9.5"

One more drapery study. Now you know how my students feel.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Drapery Study, 2

2011, Graphite on Paper, 7"x 9.5"

More drapery. I tell my students that if they learn to draw drapery well,  they can then draw anything. This is usually met with much eye rolling, which they think I can't see.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Drapery Study, 1

2011, Graphite on Paper, 9.5"x 7"

While I am preparing for my Exhibit at Wilson College and getting ready for school to start (this is the second year of my Artist Residency at James Buchanan HS) I thought that I would post some drawings that I did last year while teaching drawing to my incredibly talented students.

Thursday, August 23, 2012


2012, Oil on Canvas, 7"x 5"

Zoe is modeling for us at the portrait that I am teaching at the Council for the Arts in Chambersburg, PA. I wish that I could have spent more time on this, but those pesky students kept asking questions.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Mumma Family Cemetery

2012, Oil on Canvas, 38"x 46"

This is a painting of the Mumma Family Cemetery located in the Antietam National Battlefield, in Sharpsburg, MD. This painting will be included in a Solo Exhibit at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Rain Over the Mountain

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 7"

This is a painting of the Tuscarora Mountains near Fort Loudon, PA. It is the view from the parking lot at James Buchanan High School, where I am the Resident Artist. This is a timely painting since I start back to school in one week. God, help me.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Titan Falls

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 7"
Paint Series

For those of you who are not burdened with being a painter, the title refers to the paint color which is Titanium White. The tricky part is how to make a colorful painting of white paint.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Tree Line

2012, Oil on Canvas, 2.5"x 12"

This is a scene that I passed twice a day for an entire school year. Of course when I actually decided to paint it, I had to make a special trip to photograph it (yes, sometimes I use photographs). Time management, not my specialty.


Recent Works, Large and Small
Paintings by Ski Holm

Bogigian Gallery, Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201, 717-264-4141
September 5 - October 12, 2012
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 5
5 - 7 pm 

Mumma Family Cemetery
2012, Oil on Canvas, 38"x 46"

The Bogigian Gallery is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For additional information or  for an appointment contact Philip Lindsey at 717-264-4141 ext. 3305, or

Wednesday, August 15, 2012


2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 4"

Just one of the many plates, bowls and cups that get broken along the way in our house. I've always believed in the idea of making lemonade.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Eggplant on Salmon

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 7"


From a friend's garden. Yes, with her permission.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Sunday, August 12, 2012

White Cheddar on Blue Dots

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 4"


One more painting of one of my favorite snacks.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Crunches by the Pool

2012, Oil on Canvas, 7"x 5"
Paint Series

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This is another painting from my Paint series. When in doubt, paint paint.

Friday, August 10, 2012

A Chandelier in Grand Central

2012, Oil on Canvas, 6"x 4"


Its tough not to look like a tourist in New York City when you're always looking up. This is a painting of one of the many chandeliers in Grand Central Terminal.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Chrysler Building at Dusk

2012, Oil on Canvas, 7"x 5"


This is a painting of one of my favorite buildings. The triangular light pattern at the top was part of its original design and uses florescent tubes. Quite a forward-thinking design.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The High Line

2012, Oil on Canvas, 7"x 5"


The High Line is, for lack of a better word, a park. It was created on a three mile stretch of disused elevated railway which runs up through Chelsea in New York City.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Venus of the Industrial Park

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 7"


I worked here for a couple of years and this is my reward for staying late all those nights.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Running Low

2012, Oil on Canvas, 7"x 5"
Paint Series

I, like many painters, have a fascination glass, particularly bottles and jars. I love how the light refracts through them and the liquid they sometimes contain.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

The Storm Cometh

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 7"


An homage to the great Dutch landscape painters.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Crossed Up

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 4"

Tools of the trade. Part of my Paint series.

Friday, August 3, 2012

White Cheddar on Red Plate

2012, Oil on Canvas, 7"x 5"

I tell my students "Never eat while painting!!". If only I could practice what I preach.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Solitary Confinement

2012, Oil on  Canvas, 5"x 7"

This painting documents the end of the blueberry season. Sad, if it weren't for the twelve quarts that we froze for the winter.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Three Plus One

2012, Oil on Canvas, 5"x 7"

This is the first of what I will be many daily paintings. All of these paintings will be auctioned through Daily Paintworks. Please let me know what you think.

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