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Lopsided

When there is no room to move your easel, sometimes your entire painting has to shift. I thought my easel might tip over while I worked on the edge of my new painting. Maybe I should have stuck to small canvases?
June 28th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

Cliffhangers Drawing

I thought I should follow up the last post with the preliminary drawing. The warm toned paper helped with visualizing the colors of the final painting.
June 16th, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

Progression Shots – Cliffhangers

Here is another set of progression shots for my painting “Cliffhangers.”
June 15th, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

Progression Shots – Bones Will Crumble

I have become addicted to taking progress shots for my work. The ability to go back and see how I […]

May 26th, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

Bones Will Crumble

30″ x 30″
oil on linen
This is the new painting I was trying not to “lick.” When I first moved to Philadelphia, I was fascinated with radiators because I had never really seen them before. We don’t have them in Texas. Ours was in good condition but you could tell […]

April 28th, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

Scale Conversion Diagram

18″ x 24″
pen and watercolor
I thought it would be fun (and useful) to create a scale reference for myself to figure out how my tiny figures compare to other objects. I had in mind those dinosaur guides that always show up in natural history museums. It might […]

April 22nd, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

Sir Mix-a-Lot

Here is my palette and the end of the day. It’s quite a mess, for me at least. The photo also includes my color “palette” for this particular painting, which is mostly a monochromatic blue with a few areas of sienna. The colors I used were cobalt blue, ivory black, burnt sienna, olive green, and […]

April 9th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

Don’t Lick the Painting Ricky

I’ve started a new painting after a few months hiatus. It’s been tough to start new pieces lately because I seem to keep moving. It takes time to get settled in to a new studio and feel comfortable. This painting, I hope, will finally take me back to a place I reached back at the […]

April 2nd, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

New Painting: Cliffhangers

20″ x 16″
oil on linen
February 17th, 2010|Blog, Little People|0 Comments

Gallery Artist

I’m happy to report that the Wally Workman Galleryin Austin, Texas has welcomed me as one of their artists!

They currently have up the drawing of Andre and the Toaster.
February 11th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments