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 →

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 →

The presence of the the other

I've been listening to lots of videos of and about George Carlin today. What I'd like to talk about is this video especially where Louis C.K. honors Carlin (skip to the 3 minute mark if you want to jump to). What interests me is the creative process that's revealed here. I've always been interested and... Continue Reading →

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