About what… a week ago, I sketched out a friend for one of the larger (for me) oil paintings that I've done in a while. Sketch was done live (as is proper, always better to start these live) then photos were taken so I can finish back at my studio. Some of you might know... Continue Reading →

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I’ve been interviewed!

Hey folks! I hope your holiday season has been festive so far. Quick update to share that I've been interviewed by Jim Coe about my creative philosophy. You can check that out over here. I've been dealing with personal and family stuff lately. But I'll do a proper update in the next few days. Ok... Continue Reading →

Going back into portraiture

I'm beginning to advertise myself as a portrait artist again. This year has been an interior one, exploring my motivations, what I really gravitate to, what I want to say, and how in this capitalistic society do I make it work. So with that in mind, I want to talk about why I stopped commission... Continue Reading →

Well, I haven't posted in a proper minute. because I've been dealing with... things... So here's the thing. A question I ask myself occasionally is 'what would happen if I stoped censoring, said what was really on my mind? People would totally be down with that right? Who doesn't love honesty, a good vulgar rant?... Continue Reading →

Here I go paintin’ again.

I'll try to spare you the hugely introspective blargy blarg blarg blarg that I've been mentally churning about for the better part of a year. Basically, trying to settle on moving past painting exercises and figuring out what I want to explore thematically as an artist. I wish it would come easy and predictable like... Continue Reading →

The crucible

You ever enter into a space, where the air changes... just a little? The word sanctuary comes to mind, or grove, or sacred space. There was an old chapel in the methodist church I went to when I was young that had that vibe. Well.. each space has it's own vibe, it's own character. I've... Continue Reading →

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