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My Current Flesh Tones Palette

I've had quite a few people ask about my flesh tones palette. There are probably nearly as many ways to mix flesh tones [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|Art Theory, Artwork, Conservation & Best Practices|7 Comments

Ad Astra! A finished Painting.

The painting is finished! When last we saw our astronaut, she was painted in full color with the exception of her flight suit. [...]

Now for the Fun Part…

As much fun as the Earth, the Milky Way, The moon, and the space stations were to paint, and as lovely as they [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress|2 Comments

Stars Above, Blue Skies Below

I did finally finish the underpainting, and after a few days the paint had dried sufficiently that the effect of the reflective glare [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Art and Science, Art Theory, Available, Painting Progress|0 Comments

A Quick ‘How Far We Can Go’ Progress Report…

Well, it’s been ‘another few days’, and the underpainting is still not finished. My attention for the past week or so has been [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Art Theory, Painting Progress|4 Comments

Time For Some Under-painting….In Spaaaaaace!

Once I have a final to-scale drawing for the composition finished, the next step in my process is to transfer that drawing to [...]

By | January 28th, 2018|Art and Science, Art Theory, Painting Progress|0 Comments

Brainstorming a Project

I was asked whether or not I do sketches for a composition before I hire a model or go looking for additional reference [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Art Theory, Artwork, Miscellaneous, Painting Progress|0 Comments

How Far We Can Go

In 2003 I did a painting of a woman astronaut aboard a space station looking down at the Earth far below. ‘How Far [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Art and Science, Artwork, Painting Progress|1 Comment

‘Triumph of Daedalus Over Fate and Futility’

It is finished! the 120 inch by 60 inch commission painting of Daedalus and Icarus is finished and ready for delivery and installation [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Artwork, Commission, Finished Projects|2 Comments

Four Down, One to Go!

The Daedalus Project is nearing completion! I am leaving for Miami tomorrow morning to attend FACE (the Figuative Art Convention Expo), and am [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Artwork, Painting Progress|0 Comments
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