My Painting in the 12th Annual ARC Salon Show

My painting, The Shepherd was accepted into the Art Renewal Center’s 12th Annual ARC Salon Show. The show is now up and online. I am in The Imaginative Realism Section. There are other sections such as Portraits, Figurative, Landscape, Still Life and Drawing. You can scroll down and see my painting at this link: https://www.arcsalon.org/Salon2016/Category/ImaginativeRealism […]

Natural Pigments, A Day At The Paint Factory

The other day I had the honor to tour through the Natural Pigments paint factory in Willits, California, which is in the heart of California’s wine country. The company is owned and run by George O’Hanlon and his wife Tatiana Zaytseva. I came across Natural Pigments a couple of years ago when I was looking […]

How To Import Raw Files In Adobe Photoshop

What Is So Great About Digital Cameras And Adobe Photoshop? Over the last few years I have met a number of artist friends that have asked me all kinds of technical questions on how to use Adobe Photoshop. I’ve even talked to people that have paid someone to come into their home to do some […]

My First Art Teacher, Preston Blair

When I was a kid my sister and I would walk down the street to browse through all the stores located on Route 30.  On the corner was this old cafe called The Dog House. It really wasn’t all that great, but it had good cinnamon buns. Next to the Dog House was a little […]

The Wonderful World of WordPress

My new website is up. I completely re-did it, out with the old and in with the new.  So far I have added multiple galleries for my:  Paintings, Head Studies, Drawings and an On The Easel gallery where I plan to put shots of paintings that I am currently working on in different stages of […]