Monday, January 26, 2009

Good-Bye, Mike Sakamoto (1949-2009)

Fellow island plein air painter Mike Sakamoto recently passed away after a long illness. I will miss his humor (he was always sending us all the funniest jokes) and his kindness and generocity in sharing his knowledge and friendship.

Yesterday, Arthur and I painted at Davis's again in honor of Mike.

These are just a few of the paintings he would email me throughout the last couple of years. I'm glad I can post them here. Aloha, Mike, dear friend.

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