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mirrors of the soul

I have delightedly been invited to have my work represented in a soon to be published book of Philadelphia area artists and so my scramble has begun. 301 more words


painting a black french bulldog

The process of painting a black dog is definitely a huge challenge for me. It is so tempting to just use black and try to paint what you see. 86 more words

Painting of my daughter

I’ve been working on a portrait of my daughter for my home. This is a few days work and I think I’m almost finished. I will let it sit a day or two and then see if there is anything that I need to tweak. 68 more words


Vidéo sur moi | Michael Lewin's video about me

Dans cette vidéo de Michael Lewin, on me voit en réflexion à la campagne et en train de peindre à mon atelier. J’y exprime des idées sur la nature et l’inspiration, et je commente les tableaux abstraits que j’ai faits en 2014. 44 more words


Collaborating with Carrie Carlson...

The Nature Artists’ Guild held a wonderful meeting last Thursday night at the Morton Arboretum, featuring Carrie Carlson, a fellow Guild of Natural Science Illustrators ( 207 more words


Blocking in and scumbling

Scumbling the background to get a mid tone, then establishing the darkest values. So far so good.


Progress on new painting

I finished the tracing paper sketch for the new painting. It isn’t perfect, but it’s good enough for my purposes. Tomorrow, I will rub the back with charcoal and transfer the painting to the gessoed hardwood panel I will be painting on and start the red pencil under-drawing.