cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

tedious, but it must be done

Prepping my 50 panels for encaustic takes some time: Cut cabinet-grade birch plywood into 6″x6″ panels; Sand lightly as needed; Tape edges to prevent glue from dripping (encaustic doesn’t like glue); Glue the photos; weight them overnight; Remove...

50 birds in 50 days

Excited!  I was juried into the 50-50 show at the Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA. The artists selected by the juror, Marian Parmenter of the SFMoMA Artist’s Gallery, are to do 50 pieces in 50 days, and at the end of the 50 days the pieces will be hung at the...