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painting in progress – my process.

Part of my online initiative is to provide more content to my followers and audience about my process and provide background to the finished artworks. Inspiration. Preparation. Production. Challenges.  These short videos are created by layering still shots of the painting.  The sequence of progress shots are photographed in the same light and distance within […]

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SEDONA retreat – great stay place

Back in 2012 Brian & I embarked on about 6 weeks roadtrip through California and the Southwest. My recent stay in Newport Beach reminded me of some wonderful creative locations in the south western US that I would like to share. Especially with the upcoming Plein Air Convention in Santa Fe New Mexico this coming […]

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Acrylic paint dries fast

Watching paint dry. The advantage to acrylic paint is that it dries really fast. The disadvantage to acrylic paint is that it dries really fast. The challenge is to find a happy medium (no pun intended) I work very quickly, especially when painting on location. I like to glaze and layer colors using the subtle […]

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Creative Tips for Artists

I will be adding information and tips here based on my own creative and work experience. Useful painting techniques Materials and equiptment for fine art Working with a client Tips for a successful creative project Approaching a gallery and hope they are helpful in your artistic development. You are welcome to comment or ask further […]

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