I’m Ready

Finished prepping for my booth at the Warkworth Art in the Park next weekend. It's be a whole booth of 6" x 6" landscape monoprints along with a few 12" x 12" acrylic landscape paintings. It's my first time exhibiting at this show and, as...

Stepping Out the Process

Another 6″ x 6″ monoprint and this time I have a few stepouts to hopefully help explain my process. These are the colors I used for this monoprint. I almost always start with large shapes and work down to the smallest shapes. So, to get started, I roll a...

Deciding What To Do With The Skins

This painting started with a little texture and whole bunch of random blue acrylic skins. I liked the skins so much that I filled the canvas. That turned the painting ugly. So I opened a jar of light molding paste and, with a palette knife, spread the paste over most...

It Starts With A Can Of Paint

Maybe it comes from looking in the mirror every morning when I’m brushing my teeth, but I’m becoming partial to old stuff. Distressed, crackled, stained, antiqued, I’m on a mission to age almost everything I touch. I’m eyeing the dining room furniture right now. The...

Blurred Lines

I was so proud of myself. I took a photo of every step in creating this monoprint. Then I went to load them into my computer, pushed some random button, and now I can't find the photos anywhere. So we'll make do with just this one picture of the completed...