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

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

All Systems Go

I believe this painting is finished! Other than a few very minor touch-ups, most likely unnoticeable in a photo, and a coat of [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Artwork, Finished Projects, Painting Progress, Portraits|5 Comments

That’s a Nice Suit You’ve Got There!

Somehow another week has already passed!  It would be hard to believe if I didn't have some serious progress on the 'Young Astronaut' [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Artwork, Painting Progress, Portraits|2 Comments

Skies of Blue, Clouds of White

Time for an end-of-the-week progress update on the 'Young Astronaut' commission.  The past week has been all about getting some color into the [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Art and Science, Artwork, Painting Progress, Portraits|0 Comments

‘Young Astronaut’ Finished Underpainting

The more I work on this painting, the more fun I'm having with it. I've finished work on the underpainting, and so far, [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|Art and Science, Art Theory, Painting Progress, Portraits|2 Comments
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