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On the Easel2018-11-13T02:58:21+00:00

My Current Flesh Tones Palette

May 18th, 2018|10 Comments

I've had quite a few people ask about my flesh tones palette. There are probably nearly as many ways to mix flesh tones as there are artists to mix them, and none is necessarily better [...]

Ad Astra! A finished Painting.

March 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The painting is finished! When last we saw our astronaut, she was painted in full color with the exception of her flight suit. I took two different approaches for the shirt and pants. I painted [...]

Now for the Fun Part…

February 20th, 2018|2 Comments

As much fun as the Earth, the Milky Way, The moon, and the space stations were to paint, and as lovely as they are on in their own right, in this painting their real value [...]

Stars Above, Blue Skies Below

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

I did finally finish the underpainting, and after a few days the paint had dried sufficiently that the effect of the reflective glare off the brushstrokes was reduced enough for me to get a pretty [...]

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Brainstorming a Project

January 8th, 2018|

I was asked whether or not I do sketches for a composition before I hire a model or go looking for additional reference material. The answer is, yes. Lots of sketches. Usually, in the process, [...]

How Far We Can Go

January 8th, 2018|

In 2003 I did a painting of a woman astronaut aboard a space station looking down at the Earth far below. ‘How Far We’ve come’ was about humanity’s incredible achievements in science and engineering, in [...]

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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 as there are artists to mix them, and none is necessarily better [...]

A New Commission

For the past several weeks, I've had a really cool project in the works that I'm excited to finally be able to share. I was contacted by a gentleman who told me that the recently [...]

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 as there are artists to mix them, and none is necessarily better [...]

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. I took two different approaches for the shirt and pants. I painted [...]

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 are on in their own right, in this painting their real value [...]