Last week I started talking about a recent still life I wanted to paint in memory of my grandmother. Today, I’ll show you how I went about completing that work. I started by lightly sketching the still life onto the canvas with pencil. Some artists have the confidence the go right at the canvas with… Continue reading A Still Life for Grammie, Part Two
My paternal grandmother passed away in October. She’d been suffering from dementia for several years, so in many respects, the person I knew and loved had already been gone for some time. Still, Grammie was a seminal presence to my childhood and early adulthood, so I couldn’t help but be affected by her passing. Whether… Continue reading A Still Life for Grammie, Part One
My first semester ended when I turned in my capitalisms paper on December 17. With classes not resuming until January 16, that left me with several weeks to myself. After working in a job where I only got two weeks off a year, having that much free time was a welcome change. So how did… Continue reading How I spent my winter break
I don’t know about everyone else, but 2018 was a pretty eventful year for me, full of endings, beginnings, and overall change. Today, I’d like to reflect on the past year, and more importantly, look ahead to the future. 2018 started off with the opening of Magical and Real, the Peter Hurd and Henriette retrospective… Continue reading 2018 Reflections, and 2019 Anticipations
After weeks of planning, copying, and pasting, my new website is live and ready for viewing. Yet why bother with a new website at all? After all, wasn’t the site I built over the summer serviceable? The answer is yes and no, so today I’d like to explain why I made a new site. When… Continue reading Why a New Website?