Category Archives: tools

Summer Workshop Posters

This July, Jethaniel Peterka and I ran our fourth year of the Drawing Intensive and second year of the Painting Intensive at Gage Academy of Art. I’ll have more on the excellent work our students did, and why I work … Continue reading

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New Studio

I’ve moved the painting operations out of my home/studio in the Central District in order to spread out a little. I’m now making work in a modest space downtown, near 1st & Spring.  New space means new processes, practices and … 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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How to Organize a Palette

Whenever movies portray painters painting, they’re either passionately slashing color onto the canvas, or mindlessly daubing some spot. What the movies never show is the artist carefully mixing colors, moving mixtures of paint, adjusting them, and working with the palette … Continue reading

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