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The Essential Grumpy Envelope Stage
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The Essential Grumpy Envelope Stage

I’ve long known that all of my most successful pieces go through an ugly stage. What seems like a great idea, progresses nicely, and then suddenly, somewhere along the way, I look at it and wonder… …what the hell I was thinking? With what feels like a boundless amount of time invested in creating my…

Not Even Rembrandt Was Perfect
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Not Even Rembrandt Was Perfect

In 2017 we lucked into an old masters drawing exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery on our trip to London. After seeing the incredible exhibit of Raphael’s drawings at the Ashmolean in Oxford, I was a little giddy at what else I might see. As my eyes adjusted to the dark blue walls and dim…

Rich Textures
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Rich Textures

Upcoming Online Workshops Click on each image for a short video highlighting these classes Rich Textures Having at least partially satiated my need for color by painting more miniatures in the last couple of years, I notice now that I am increasingly drawn to textures. That might sound like a no brainer for someone who…

ME IN YOUR OWN STUDIO WHENEVER YOU WANT
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ME IN YOUR OWN STUDIO WHENEVER YOU WANT

Learn from the Master Who started the revival Although I primarily make my living as a professional artist, teaching is a huge love and a significant part of who I am. Seeing a lightbulb go on for someone else is as satisfying as making artwork myself. I’m also passionate about documenting nearly lost processes for…