A Delicate Dance

A Delicate Dance

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

What I am really interested in right now is a dance between seemingly opposite things. It is a delicate balance between looseness and control, flatness and dimension, flat space and deep space, abstraction and representation, larger brushstrokes/areas of color and smaller details.

What Should I Title This Post?

What Should I Title This Post?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

I like words and I enjoy writing and therefore it makes sense that I typically like to title my artwork. Sometimes I have a great title in mind before the artwork has barely begun. More often it arrives as I am working on the piece and will bounce around in my head in various iterations until the piece is finished.

The Problem With Color

The Problem With Color

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Besides the fact that I learned to spell color as colour when I grew up, the biggest problem I have now with color is the inherent difficulty in discussing it when one is most often looking at reproductions.

One Thing Leads To Another

One Thing Leads To Another

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

In painting, there are daily studio failures, but you just keep painting over and pushing on. I talked about this happening in my Big Skate painting.