Oil Studies

Oil Studies

Feb 2015 – I’ve been working on some oil studies in the studio lately. It’s been a fun way to get some work done in the studio while I conjure up some themes and imagery for my next series of original works. I chose a couple of Jack Levine paintings for my oil studies, concentrating…

New T-Shirt Designs

Forgive the haste of this post, but scanned artwork showing detail and linework are coming tomorrow (9/29) – so please be patient in the meantime and enjoy the blurry work you see below. I’ve been toiling lately on a series of t-shirt designs, and the first designs are just about ready to go, so now’s your…

Back At It!

Back At It!

Jan 2014 – Winters in Austin are not very hard.  Even the coldest snaps and random and rare ice storms inflict a mere trifle of discomfort and inconvenience onto Austinites.  This winter has had a couple of rough cold and wet patches which hasn’t been great, but the worst has been the weather’s affect on…

Art in Context: the EAST tour

During the 2013 East Austin Studio Tour, I was interviewed by KLRU for their Art In Context program.  I was asked about a variety of subjects during the hour long process, all done while I was working on my large commission of the Last Supper and greeting visitors into my studio during the busy tour.  It was…

work on the Last Supper

If you haven’t heard yet, I’ve been commissioned to paint a large scale painting of my interpretation of the Last Supper. After running the sketch by the client, I made some color studies, built, stretched and prepared the 11′ x 5.5′ canvas, and spent a few hours the other night transferring the drawing.

The New is The Same as The Old…

I’ve recently switched studios and moved my studio to Blue Genie Art, where I hunkered down, painted, sweated and curated shows way back in 2003-2004.  Blue Genie has been family to me pretty much since my arrival in Austin, and it feels good to be back in familiar creative environs with a group of extraordinarily talented and…