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On the Easel2019-10-15T01:35:47+00:00

Framing 101 – Part 2 (The Reveal)

February 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Okay, so "Blank Canvas" has been at Tanner Frames for a couple of weeks. It was really fun to pick it up and chat with Travis about the finished product. Whenever you can, shop local, [...]

Framing 101 – Part I

February 17th, 2020|0 Comments

As an artist, every so often I get questions about what happens to a painting after it leaves the easel. Shipping is an important piece of the puzzle. Having the client ecstatic about their [...]

American Art Collector Debut!

July 6th, 2019|0 Comments

TRAC 2019? A curated art show? American Art Collector!? Sweet! As an ancillary event to this past spring’s The Representational Art Conference (TRAC) - 2019, artist Michael Pierce curated a wonderful collection for “The Illusionists,” [...]

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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Ad Astra! A finished Painting.

March 10th, 2018|

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|

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|

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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