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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Happy New Year 2018 (bonus Dayton Art Institute ramble)

Another year in the books. I hope your holidays were festive and you have a lovely new year how ever you opt to spend it. Thanks for everyone who's subscribed to this blog/journal thing and folks who enjoyed my work. Thanks to people who've bought a painting or print, supported me via my online shop... 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 →

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 →

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