Let’s Paint Together

We all need a little time to relax and create right now. Here’s a step by step acrylic painting video. I’m offering it in the hopes that you’ll find a little joy in your day during these trying times. Paint by yourself, paint with your children or...

Painting Techniques Video

A short demo video using acrylics on Yupo paper. Yupo allows for some sgraffito work, which I used for the tree. I used a bamboo skewer to scratch but you could also use a toothpick for skinnier...

A Little Easy Texture

Sometimes I just like to rub my hands over a painting to feel the bumps and lumps and grit of the acrylic texture. It makes me happy; it makes the surface mine; it shows my process. The painting above is a small, 12×12″ canvas with lots of texture. I wanted...

Let’s Make it Hot

It’s always a bit of a challenge for me, working with warm colors. I prefer the soothing cooler colors of blue, blue/green with perhaps a touch of color from the warm side of the color wheel. But these hot humid days in the studio have inspired me to try warming...