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Working From Photos: New Paintings Summer 2021

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I initially wrote this blog post with the idea of providing an outline of how I use reference photos but after a few weeks of writing I gave up on the idea that it could be reduced to a simple formula. 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. Since every painting is different, every solution is unique....

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....

September Paintings

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Some of the paintings that left my easel in the early fall....

A Summer's Worth of Painting

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A look at some of the new work I created over the summer months....

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....

Recent Work: Starting the New Year

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Work coming off the easel in Jan 2019....