Studio (Behind the Scenes)

Under Construction . . . eventually, this will be where you can find the bloggy bits: stuff about my travels, the life of a working artist, work in progress, etc. This page won’t get much attention until I get more new video courses launched. Please check back.

Update on the “Giant Painting”

Update on the “Giant Painting”

Here's where things stood last time: And now:                 Doesn't look much different yet, does it? At this stage, I tread softly, slowly "carving" into the whites and lights so I don't lose the freshness of the washes. You...

Yikes!—That’s a Big Sheet of Paper!

Yikes!—That’s a Big Sheet of Paper!

I'm working on an exciting commission for Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, MN. When completed, this piece will be on three large panels, and will be the largest piece in this series to date. This large sheet of paper (about 32x55") is from a roll—no double-elephant...

“Nothing’s Sacred!”

“Nothing’s Sacred!”

Well, actually, I think pretty much everything is sacred. But, even sacred things can evolve, develop and transform. So your journal pages certainly can! In fact, if you don't transform certain journal pages, they become the journal equivalent of that mysterious...

How I Mount My Paintings

How I Mount My Paintings

People have been asking, “what does it mean when you say something is mounted on cradled hardboard?” Click the image to see a brief description of how I mount and protect my work without a frame or glass.