Setting Up a Contemporary Still Life

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In this blog article I attempt to deconstruct the set up for a still life painting by the British artist Euan Uglow....

Coming Back to Painting After a Break

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After spending the last seven years in Seattle, my wife and I have finally moved back to the east coast. I am now based in the suburbs of Boston, MA....

Closing Out The Year: Fall 2021

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Closing out the year with a look at some of my work from Fall 2021....

Working From Photos: New Paintings Summer 2021

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I started this blog post with the idea of providing an outline of how I use reference photos. It took a few weeks of writing before I realized that this was a hopeless idea. Instead, this blog shows some of my recent work—all painted from reference photos—with a description of how I tried to get beyond the photo in each case....

A New Studio: Spring 2021

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My studio has been quiet since February, the main reason being that we're recently moved within Seattle, and I've spent most of my time packing up the studio, pitching as much unwanted stuff as possible and setting up the new place....

Three New Works: Winter 2021

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Here we are at the start of a new year and I thought I would post a few things that I've been working on recently. ...