cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

the daily bird, revisited, reconfigured, reconsidered

Apparently I was not finished with The Daily Bird. I’m donating a piece titled “The Daily Bird, Reconsidered”, to the Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, for their yearly gala fundraising event auction, Stars.  The event is held on December 11...

the birds have left the studio

Yes!  The Daily Birds are now hanging at the Sanchez Art Center for the upcoming show.  See their website for more information about the ticketed preview and the opening reception, next Thursday and Friday, July 29 and...

50-50 at sanchez

The 50-50 II Show opens soon! See the Sanchez Art Center website for a list of participating artists, directions to the center, and more. There is going to be some great work in this show! Around a thousand people came to the opening last year. If you would like to...

texture and gloss and surface, oh my!

One of the things that I love about encaustic is the dimensionality of the medium. I’ve mentioned before that I photographed my Daily Birds at an angle because I think of the pieces as being ‘objects’, almost sculptures. I often work on these pieces...

the never-ending Daily Bird

Just about now, I’m wondering why I thought it would be a good idea to do 50 pieces in 50 days. Given that I posted the final bird last week and there’s been not a peep from me since then, you probably assumed I was lounging on the beach. That would be...
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