I had a visitor to the studio yesterday for the Second Saturday Open House as part of the Northern Neck Artisan Trail. Turns out Jenny and I had met at the Mid-Atlantic Pastel Society and she has been following me on Facebook. She is also in the yoga class that I started taking this past… Continue reading A Studio Visitor
I’ll be demonstrating how I take my bird photos and then doctor them up using Photoshop all day this coming Saturday as part of the Northern Neck Artisan Trail’s Second Saturday Program. Professional artists who work from photos use photos they have taken themselves. Sometimes those photos need a little help with cropping, fixing camera… Continue reading Second Saturday Demonstration: Reference Photos
Finished this one on Tuesday of this week.
I finished this one last week but never got around to taking the photos until today.
I’m taking the plunge again this year and will teach a few classes at the RAL Art Center on Main Street in Kilmarnock. The first class is for everyone who thinks they haven’t got an artistic bone in their body but are willing to just let images just appear with a little bit of guidance.… Continue reading Teaching Drawing and Other Stuff
I changed the display at the RAL Art Center on Main Street in Kilmarnock for my little space yesterday evening. I hope you can stop by and see it in person. I’m always amazed at what a difference a frame and good lighting and a new location does for a painting. It just seems to… Continue reading New Display
Yesterday was the Northern Neck Artisan Trail Second Saturday on-going event in which, as a member of the Artisan Trail I agree to be home and have my doors open for visitors. This year I’m going to try and have some sort of planned activity or lesson going on while I’m open. Next month I… Continue reading Visitors, Cats and Snow