Moving right along

4th studio session of new painting Sometimes it’s hard to get into the studio. I don’t mean like “I have too much to do” or “There’s no inspiration” or “There’s a truck in the way and it’s on fire.” But there are often other obstacles that I am not in control of. If I haveContinue reading “Moving right along”

See how it goes…

New painting in progress– I thought I’d photograph it at the end of each session because I’m always fascinated with the layers and evolution of a painting. This is an oil on linen and is 50×60″ which is a very large piece for me. In the beginning of a painting, I usually have no ideaContinue reading “See how it goes…”

Tons of tiny fun!

Sketches 1 and 2, oil on Arches paper, approx 9″ x 6″ paper size While I’m painting larger pieces in the studio, I like to work out my ideas on a smaller scale to sort through my palette, composition, and drawing. This time, I took some Arches watercolor paper, taped it up, and gessoed theContinue reading “Tons of tiny fun!”

Back to what I know with some new toys

in progress another in progress Working in the studio again and the weather has been so nice that I’m able to open the windows and bust out the oil paint! This is making me immensely happy! I haven’t used my oil paint for quite some time and have really been feeling the need to use themContinue reading “Back to what I know with some new toys”

Round up – Final CSA work

Barn Raising, Acrylic on Instant Film  Here’s a round-up of the final paintings that I created for the CSA exhibition— enjoy!  View larger images and details on my website: The Next Generation, Acrylic & Ink on Instant Film First Frost, Casein & Wax Pastel, 18″ x 18″ Wilted, Casein, Wax Pastel, & Graphite, 24″Continue reading “Round up – Final CSA work”