An Easy Way to Rescue Failed Paintings

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One advantage of painting on panels is that you can occasionally salvage a painting by removing part of it with a saw. In this blog post I show some of the pieces I recently created by cropping down old paintings....

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What is Liquin and How Do I Use It?

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For this blog post I wanted to talk about using Liquin in your own oil paintings. Although the information available online has improved in leaps and bounds, I think this will help to bridge the experience gap that new artists might have and prevent some easy-to-make mistakes, too....

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Three Lessons I Learned About Seascape Painting

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A look at some new seascape paintings and a brief discussion of some of the basic principles involved in creating them....

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Extended Block-In Method for Landscape Paintings

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This article describes the way in which I've enhanced my block-in techniques to create a more fluid and abstract base for my landscape paintings. ...

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Recent Work: Feb 2019—the winter stretch

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This blog post shows some of that the new paintings that are coming off the easel this winter. It's a mixture of different things, including some that have been in the studio for ages....

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