The Polar Pom-Pom Project Adrift North
The Book

The Book

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

I’ve been working on my book a bit the past week. A quick recap of the journey…

Rainbow Mountain Progress!

Rainbow Mountain Progress!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

I keep thinking that my painting will be finished any day and then I’d share it on my blog, but since time keeps moving along rapidly I decided a progress report might be in order instead. If you read my last post, my goal for this painting was to see if I could combine representation and abstraction, inspiration (from what I had seen and photographed) and imagination, in a way that I was happy with.

I Don’t Know What Kind of Painter I Want To Be

I Don’t Know What Kind of Painter I Want To Be

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

(And that’s probably a good thing.) Although it doesn’t feel like it when I’m in the thick of it. Needless to say, I’ve had some frustrating moments of late in the studio. My brain is the type of brain that wants to plan ahead and keeps wanting to know the bigger picture. I like to categorize and label things.

Spectacular Peru

Spectacular Peru

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

I had seen a picture of Rainbow Mountain in Peru earlier this year and I knew it was a place I wanted to see. When I started researching it and discovered that it was close to Machu Picchu the Googling increased. It was time for an adventure!

The 2nd Charles Dodgson Black & White Award

The 2nd Charles Dodgson Black & White Award

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

I’ve just returned from an amazing trip to Peru! I took a lot of photographs and now need to edit my images and decide what I want to do with them. Some painting ideas inspired by the trip are also starting to percolate…

In the meantime, my photograph, Mortal Being, was selected as a finalist in the 2nd Charles Dodgson Black & White Award in the Portraits Category.