I recently did a commission painting for a gallery in the mid-west. You can read about it in my previous blogs. I liked the background so much that I decided to focus on a series of paintings. I’m going to start dark and intense and try to move them up to light and airy at… Continue reading Decided to make my latest commission into a series
If I won the 1.4 billion dollar powerball I’d be really sad. That is why I’m not playing. “What?” you say. “You’d be… SAD???” Yes, that’s right, I’d be sad. I started thinking about it today, because I can’t get away from the constant reminders that there is a 1.something billion dollar jackpot this week… Continue reading If I won powerball…
As I sit here in the Boston airport waiting for 2.5 hours for our flight to Presque Isle, ME, I’d like to reflect on my latest painting workshop trip. Seeing familiar faces at workshops is always great. It might be my favorite thing about travelling to the same place twice. I feel like I have… Continue reading Reflecting on my latest workshop trip…
On the flight here, to Nashville, I got the sketchbook out. It’s a great way to pass the time on a flight. Headphones in, sketchbook out, go into my own world. It makes the flight go by much faster. Today is day two of my Nashville workshop. The first day here we went to… Continue reading On the road in Nashville
It turned cold here overnight. We’ve been having a pretty mild winter, but last night that changed. I went outside to give the chickens food and water and was attacked by the frosty air every step of the way. It just hurts more and more each step. Like little picks going into your exposed skin.… Continue reading The Cold Spell
So for those of you who read yesterday’s post, you know I had a commission I had to finish before I left for Nashville. I had the painting almost done and realized I was doing the wrong painting. That left me with today to finish it. I couldn’t do the late night thing. Just wasn’t… Continue reading Finished!
I’m leaving for Nashville in 3 days and I have a commissioned painting I need to get done for a gallery in the Mid-West. The gallery had picked out a painting I had done in the past and asked if I could do something similar with a different color scheme. I said okay, even though… Continue reading My first big whoops of 2016