Some of My Favorite Paintings

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My friend asked me what is my favorite painting in the whole…

Finding the Subject for a New Painting

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Exploritory, monochromatic acrylic paintings.

Life Drawing

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A couple new drawing the the Monday session at the Ashland Art…

Inspiration from the Pallet

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The first image here is a photo of a portion of my pallet. This…

The Lady and The Tiger

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This is a drawing that I did over a month ago. I plan to turn…

Starting Over

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Starting a new painting can be like starting over. The last two…

Abstraction 3

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  Themes of water and powerful currents are  recurrent…

Painting a Story

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I wrote about this diptych a couple posts ago. It's called, "Floating."…

Sunday Drawing 8 May 2011

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The group of artists seemed more chatty and distracted than usual.…

What's the Story?

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Back from a brief sojourn into landscape painting, I find…

Cloud Shadows

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It looks like not much has changed since the last post. Besides…

How to Make Room Temperature Water

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What You'll Need A glass of room temperature water Hot and…

When is a Painting Finished 2

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I looked at the painting in the mirror, as I often do, and…

Saving an Abandoned Painting

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After finishing “Rooftop Dancers,” I wanted to continue with…

Abstraction 2

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This is another small, spontaneous painting. It has been in my…

Sunday Drawing March 27 2011

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[catablog category="Sunday Drawing March 27 2011"] This…

Watercolor Unity

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I wanted to follow up on the subject of unity and on the techniques…

When is a Painting Finished?

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Picasso supposedly said that a painting is finished when it's…

Sunday Drawing, March 13, 2011

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I can accidentally come back to a drawing approach that I had…

Compositional Rescue

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At this point I feel that I am pretty far along in the painting,…

Abstraction

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Here is result of another unplanned, creative process that I…

Spontaneous Painting and Drawing

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Drawing or painting without plan can be an excellent way to build…

Sunday Drawing

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I go to a figure drawing group every Sunday morning. There is…

Taking the Plunge

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The female figure was stiffer than I had wanted. The overall…

Examining Ambitions

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Today I was talking to a friend at the life drawing session that…

Risk Management

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Art is about taking risks, right? Of course it is, but there’s…

Painting Big

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I worked steadily on this painting for the last two days. It…

Working Strategies

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Here is the monochromatic version again with a few changes, and…

Getting Un-stuck!

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I like the feeling of finding my way through unknown territory.…