Photos, artwork, and impressions from my Italian adventure, including video.
Simplification, expressive brushwork, flattening the space, and saturated color can move a painting toward abstraction
Color studies are the best way to test a color strategy before starting a painting and to expand your expand your color vocabulary.
Two works with strong notan design make their public debut this November and December
A brief introduction to notan, a powerful type of study that explores the underlying foundation of a composition.
Four key steps, often overlooked by plein air painters, can increase your chances of success.
Recognizing the work of teaching artists, with a special presentations on notan.
Reflections on the “Acceptance” series as social commentary
“It’s beauty to ease the horror, and horror to make the beauty unsettling.”
Historical events depicted with an outward beauty that belies their disturbing content, with background on the derivation of the series.