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...

in the studio now

Here’s what I’m up to in the studio right now: big paintings, more of which can be seen here. This new one, still in progress, is acrylic and chalk on unstretched canvas, and is approximately 9’x6′.  The ladder in the photo shows the scale,...

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...

what’s that doing on the floor?

A new painting. What’s it doing on the floor?  I prefer to work this way, but I do most of the painting on the wall so that I can properly see it.  Working flat on the floor makes it difficult to see the entire painting without distortion!  Once I know I have...

haven (II)

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