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

Icarus/Daedalus Commission Update

Hello, everyone! Yes, I'm still alive. And I've been working. On paintings. Well, on a painting. For the last couple of months, I've [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Art and Science, Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress|6 Comments

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’ll Be Outside

In the interest of keeping the easel all warmed up while preparations for the upcoming commissions continue, I did this little drawing for what [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Artwork, Miscellaneous, Painting Progress|0 Comments

Beginning Work on Another Reading-Themed Composition

I really like working with the theme of reading as a gateway to imagination.  I started working on just such a composition today.  I've [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress|0 Comments

The Origin Story of a New Painting

I've just started work on a new painting. I'm excited about this one, and I'll be sharing my progress as well as some [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Art Theory, Artwork, Painting Progress, Portraits|0 Comments

Transferring a Large Drawing to Canvas

So you’ve finished carefully drawing out a composition for a new painting. You love it, it's ready and it's time to put it [...]

By | March 23rd, 2013|Conservation & Best Practices|2 Comments

On Starting a Painting

I have had several questions about how I come up with ideas for paintings and, in particular, how I go about translating an [...]

By | March 21st, 2013|Art Theory, Conservation & Best Practices|0 Comments
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