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Oil Portrait Painting - First Time at the Ocean

Vacation in Florida!

Earlier this year, my wife, son and I went down to Palm Harbor, Florida to visit my parents in the same house that my grandmother used to live in. 229 more words


Pay for fame? PLEASE

Recently I have been frequently “assaulted” by the zillion “Get More Followers-accounts” on Instagram (I must have blocked at LEAST 100 of them already). Instagram is my main social community and it’s so damn annoying. 332 more words

Artistic Pleasures


This is Dozer. My sister had flown from out of state and handed me this photo of my nephew’s new dog to paint.

Before I painted, I wrote about the photo of the dog, what I saw in the photo; what was appealing – the dog’s expression, his sad look, his expressive eyes, his huge head compared to his small body. 101 more words

Animal Portraits

My painting found me after twenty years

How’s your week going? Good, I hope. Seriously. :)

Yesterday an old friend tracked me down through Facebook, where I participate under a fake name. 162 more words


One, Two, Three

Occasionally, someone will ask about my painting process. I have in the past, posted my usual digital painting and oil painting process.  But once in a while, I’ll choose this method.   181 more words


Various Competitions, Figurativas '15 and the 82nd Annual NSS show

I enter my work into competitions quite regularly.  The painting shown above has been selected to participate in the second round of judging of the Figurativas ’15 in Barcelona, Spain.   87 more words

Oil Painting

Portrait of S

Oil on Linen 24″x 24″

One of those paintings that I keep fussing with.  I’ll probably give it a week of rest and then fine tune it a little bit more.