Recent Work: Dec 2018

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Some new paintings done at the end of 2018. ...

Still Life Painting of a Coffee Pot

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In this blog post I'm continuing with a series of still life paintings, showing how my process evolves incrementally over time. The subject this time is an Italian coffee pot....

Still Life Painting in the Studio

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Still life projects are a great way to develop techniques and observation skills. In this blog post I walk step by step through a recent work....

Setting Up an Art Fair Booth

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When I do art fairs and shows, I often trade ideas with other artists about booth setup—especially tips on where we get our "stuff". I thought it would be helpful to jot down some notes on my display and tell you where everything comes from....

Recent Work: Wrapping Up for a Show. Oct 2018.

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Some last minute works that will be on sale at the Best of the Northwest event 9-11 November 2018 at Magnuson Park in Seattle....

A Painter's Virtuous Circle

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In this article I discuss the way in which I use my existing portfolio to help with a large painting....