cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

the photo shoot

I love to photograph my photographer, r.r. jones, at work. He came to my studio last week to shoot a few new large paintings, and at the same time my neighbor Jamie Abbott borrowed my wall to photograph one of his sculptures. Here are Ron and Jamie with Jamie’s...

doodling

This photo of my studio floor caught my eye because of the geometry of the composition and the colors.  This is part of the limited palette I’m using in my newest paintings, which can be seen on my website, here. This askew composition appeals to me; it’s...

studio happenings

A neighbor discarded a metal table base, which I have now refashioned into a new welding table by strengthening it to support a 325-pound 1/4″ steel plate. Very nice! I have wonderful studio neighbors who are generous with their time and assistance–and...

open studios 2011

Coming up very soon is Open Studios 2011: Am I ready? Most certainly not. My studio is a mess, but it is immeasurably more interesting to work on artwork than to work at cleaning the studio. But I will clean it–clean enough for visitors–and I’d love...

one more weekend

I have one more weekend of Open Studios. If you’re in the area, stop by! Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17, 10am-5pm. Here are some photos from last weekend.  You’ll note that my studio is...