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Light in the Sky - a study

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Light in the Sky - study. 9x12, oil on linen panel. 2016. This is a study that I painted as a way to explore a different take on representing light in the sky. I based it on some plein air sketches. Having painted landscapes in Virginia for so long, I've become used to working with the hierarchy of ...

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Color Study for Workshop Demo Painting

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Hannah Color Study. 8x10 oil on linen. 2015 For the people who have signed up for my workshop on 24th March I will be doing a demonstration painting using a photograph of my dog Hannah. If you would like to paint along with me please feel free to click on the  link below and download the image ...

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Some Tips on Process and Methods for Painting Animals

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Here's a link to a presentation I put together in preparation for a group demonstration on painting animal portraits.  In the end this presentation proved to be too long to use in its entirety, but there's a lot of useful info in here and I don't want it to go to waste. [This has since been rem...

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Writing an Artist's Statement

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This blog post is about the what, why and how of writing an artist's statement. I show how a typical artist's statement can be improved by making it shorter and more specific to the artist....

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How to Mount a Pochade Box to a Tripod

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In this blog post I show an easy way to mount a pochade box onto a tripod using a few simple things that can be purchased at any hardware store....

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