A work in progress

A work in progress A work in progress from conception to framing.  Join me in the studio as this painting is developed and I strive to push it toward the aesthetic I envision.  Discover painting insights along the way and how a major change was made about half way...

Growing as a Painter

Growing as a Painter Growing as a painter Over the years, an artist will discuss and hear many views about how one approaches art, technique, materials, subject matter, etc…. In the process of producing an original work, an artist will have their own unique way of...

What’s new on the Easel

What’s new on the Easel A work in progress.  This is taken from a photo reference I took a few years ago.  With all my home classes, I always try to gear at least one class to taking photo references which can be used for a portrait.  It gives everyone a chance...

Painting with confidence

Painting with confidence Painting with confidence – it’s just paint I’ve had the great pleasure of tutoring many aspiring representational painters over the years, and one thing that is very common with new painters is a tentative attitude when it comes to...

Brush Butler Launched

Brush Butler Launched The days of the artists’ brush washing jars are over – The Brush Butler is finally here!  It’s been 1 1/2 years since the idea for the Brush Butler first took hold.  Now I’m happy to say the Brush Butler is available and...