cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

how it’s made

  I finished this piece, Making My Own Paradise, a few months ago, but, although I’d taken a lot of in-progress photos, I didn’t post many of them.  It was a complex creation and assembly process…it took over a year from start to finish…but I...

making my own paradise

Some of you saw this piece at Open Studios in October, still in need of a frame.  Finally!  It’s finished! Making My Own Paradise started several years ago, during a summer trip to Iceland. I saw this barn regularly on a trail, perched slightly above my eye...

stARTup LA

I’m excited to have been selected as one of the participating artists at stARTup Fair LA at the end of January 2017.  Click on the image below to go to their website for more details. I’ll be showing pieces from my Iceland/Ísland series as well as other...

ten months

If you’ve read this blog over the past year, you’ll know that I’ve been doing some pieces based on the Iceland landscape. I’ve never blogged about why I started working with that landscape to begin with, and, as a side note, why I haven’t posted since October 2. It...

the photographer and the photographs

RR Jones photographed some of my work the other day, both new pieces as well as older drawings that I had never had photographed.  Here is Ron, photographing something new, amidst the drawings now hanging for Open Studios. And here are a few of the photographs he...

that barn

I’m continuing on with my Iceland landscapes.  I’m not so sure that the original photo needs any interpretation, but perhaps this in-progress painting gives some idea what I’m seeing when I see that barn, and that landscape. It all started with a...
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