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...

thanks, ed

Quote for the day, from Ed Ruscha, “Whatever I do, I’m having a dialogue with myself.  That’s the impetus for it all… Two types of work might be different in some ways, but they have a little silver thread between them.” And on that note,...

haven (II)

Another one of the large paintings… And here are some of my working materials…

recant and reiterate

What was I thinking yesterday when I wrote, regarding my new large-scale pieces, “This has been satisfying work”?!? That sounds lackluster and ambivalent. I need to recant that statement, and I would like to state… no… exclaim, “This is...

the third dimension

A friend asked why I photograph the Daily Bird panels on an angle. Three reasons: The diamond-shaped photos look better on my blog page. Encaustic is difficult to photograph. These represent the pieces better than if I shoot them straight-on. I’ll leave that to...