Archives for August 2017

MY REJECT CUPBOARD

I have a 'might be salvageable' cupboard where I keep a stack of paintings that didn't work for one reason or another. I like to play about with them when I have an odd hour here or there. Sometimes adjustments to the colour or values is ... Read More...

Representing Textual Paintings on Screen

There's always something lost when viewing a painting on a computer screen. There's nothing quite like the luminance of a well-executed physical painting under a bright light. A sculptural impasto work can seem particularly flat without ... Read More...

The Key to a Silky
Painting Panel

I’ll admit I’m quite a tinkerer when it comes to new gizmos to enhance my studio or painting experience. Over the years, innovative solutions have included making custom-sized palettes out of Corian in a perfect neutral gray color called ... Read More...

Working Through Creative Blocks and Growth as an Artist

At various times in my life, I’ve struggled with artist’s block...those times when your spirit wants to paint, but obstacles are getting in the way. For me, it’s usually accompanied by frustration. At one point, when my personal and ... Read More...