When traveling, no other activity in painting brings me more excitement than taking my old pochade box outdoors in search of a new motif to
This morning, Honolulu was greeted with overcast skies, so I immediately changed my painting plans to take advantage of the situation… because an overcast day
As we wade into this topic, you should know that I love Rembrandt’s drawings and look at them often…for both pleasure and for learning purposes.
This month I had the opportunity to get to the mainland, primarily on a family visit to Portland, Oregon. While there I spent a gloriously
“Every good picture is fundamentally an arrangement of three or four large masses-“ So begins Chapter 1 in my aged copy of “Elementary Principles of
This pencil drawing, from my prior post, remains as a solid summary of what I’m after in my final piece. I’ve relied on it to
For artists who draw with a plumb line regularly, here’s a nice addition to your box. The tools of drawing are pretty simple, but over
I’ve just finished this new oil painting after many interruptions, mostly weather-related. But I managed to shoot some sequential images along the way, and I