Category Archives: portrait

How Artists See

A friend recently asked me if, as a painter, I see differently. I stared at his face and thought about it… “Yes.” Since drawing and painting are about shifting perception, it makes sense that artists will literally look at the … Continue reading

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Process Footage

A friend of mine shot and edited some beautiful video of my portrait session with Richard. The footage shows a  good sampling of the various stages and trials that we and the painting go through over four hours. Ryan Finnerty … Continue reading

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South Seattle Show

This Monday, Seattle Central Community College will open its Community Art Show. I’ll have three portraits up in the exhibition, which runs through November. Also, they put my painting of Liz on the show card!

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Don’t Worry

I’ve been working this whole time… Still making portraits, pulling prints, and teaching in the studio. I’ve also started lecturing on Contemporary Art and Design over at AI Seattle. These, and upcoming events in November, have put the internet on … Continue reading

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Matt, Metal, and Mingus

I had my friend and neighbor Matt Lee in the studio for a portrait a few days ago. I  often invite sitters to tell stories, drink coffee, and eat the occasional Vietnamese sandwich. Matt especially relished the opportunity to play … Continue reading

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