I have always loved ladybugs. They use to come and land on me.
A tree dreams of space in this painting.
Honestly, I never expected the nebula to give the problems that it did. I thought I had this.
The painting continues to take form.
Beginnings of a new space painting
Progression paintings for the new 18"x24" acrylic painting I've been working on. I wanted a bright autumn tree against a dark sky showing signs of winter coming. Here's the first layer: The dark clouds in the sky felt way too dark. I tried repeatedly to get it to lighten up. You can see some of … Continue reading Clouds over grassy knolls
This little gem is acrylic on a wrapped 5"x7" canvas - just a cute small little picture. One more that is no longer a blank canvas.
My six-sided painting. I was pretty excited to find this canvas. I knew immediately that I wanted to do a space painting on this. Once I felt ready, I painted the canvas black. The picture above shows it all prepared and ready. My first layer: It's hard not to block a painting in like this … Continue reading Nebula on a hexagon
After my last show of 2018, my son was helping me pack up the car. He was carrying 2 paintings out when he slipped on a patch of ice. In catching himself, he dropped both paintings. He, fortunately, didn't hit the cement or hurt himself. But when he reached down to pick the paintings up, … Continue reading When things get torn…
I've spent the day working on a story called Alexander's Den. I wrote the story a couple years ago and it spent all year in submission with a magazine I was hoping would publish it. The story was apparently very close, but not quite. They were kind enough to give me a few comments on it, … Continue reading Progress – January 7, 2019