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  • Here we go

  • Seeds, seeds, seeds

    I decided to give in completely to my obsession with these seed/leaf shapes.

  • Varnish

    I love new brushes. Had this one recommended to me by one of the guys at Flax, a fancier art supply store in the neighborhood. I regularly buy supplies there because even…

  • Invisible writing

    This piece has made me craaaaazy but, as tends to happen, now I like it better for how difficult it was. Not just because of the difficulty, but because the ones with…

  • It isn’t easy being…blue

    The blue I mixed today was a combination of phthalocyanine blue, French ultramarine, alizarin crimson, yellow ochre, cadmium red hue, and chromatic black. Although I have been known to make life harder…

  • True story

    A gradually increasing sense of boredom and dis-ease with my current paintings led me to throw it all out this week and start fresh. I am now less certain where I am…

  • Clean slate

    I was taught to clean my palette each day after painting. Needless to say, I have never gotten in the habit of that, which is why every few weeks I find myself…

  • Lemonade

    For an oil painter, your medium is very important. You depend on it both to create different effects with paint, like thin glazes, and to protect the paint itself. For years I…

  • Just a bunny

  • The no pain picture show

    I was catching up on This American Life this week and caught this great one from April 21, Picture Show, which presented a broad range of stories in which getting a picture…