Since most of us have a camera on our phones we have the ready ability to take a picture at a moments notice. As an artist I am constantly looking for and challenging myself to pare down a scene to see how it might translate into a painting which means I have thousands of photographs and as many ideas.
Every week or so I upload a new painting demonstration to my YouTube channel. Many of my supporters like to get a glimpse of how it's done. This week it's "Every Which Way", a 27x27 abstract painting.
This painting has a metallic gold underpainting with a fairly neutral background but also has a punch of color so that combined with...
The beauty of fall foliage doesn't escape anyone's notice. This handsome golden colored tree is in my yard where I enjoy it for as long as the color lasts. The memory of the warmth of the saturated color is ispiring all winter long. Nature inspired images have a way of doing just that.
A week or so ago I...
In my last post I included a photo of one of my new paintings entitled, "The Quiet Before the Dawn".
I thought you might like to see the evolution of this piece from the beginning to the completed painting so I'm posting a demonstration video of the process.
It's a small painting at 27" x 27" but makes a big impact. ...
Ahh…It’s finally ready!
That’s a sigh of relief mixed with excitement. After several years of thinking about doing this and pure procrastination, my website has had a complete makeover and now includes a blog.
My focus will mainly be painting related topics but who knows where it might lead.
Let’s begin with my latest series of paintings that all start with an...