Studio

Studio Today Tuesday, 26th September 2017
I have the opportunity to participate in a mini version of artprize, known as Grand Haven ArtWalk. This particular piece is hanging at a wonderful gallery of hand crafted jewelry by my friend, Julie Sanford. The frame was constructed from poplar using cabinet making skills and between my dad and I we decided to leave it natural, creating that sense one is looking out a window. This is lake michigan from Duck Lake park

Studio Today Sunday, 24th September 2017
This is one of the dozen paintings I have on display at the LowellArts center in Lowell Michigan. We had an opening this past sunday, a lovely affair in spite of the heat.

Studio Today Wednesday, 20th September 2017
So i have the opportunity to do something new. A mural. For a brewery in standale, mi. It is a learning curve, but this is good thing for an artist to always experience. To become complaiscent is to become weak and stunted in ones growth. I will say since dedicating myself to 2d art, the world seems to be opening up a bit more for opportunities. Met some lovely locals too. And the local meijers. Wowza.

Studio Today Friday, 15th September 2017
Work in progress heading for Grand Haven artwalk. At JSD studios. Stay tuned for more

Studio Today Sunday, 10th September 2017
My first ever award for my first outing as a painter. The universe must be telling me something... it was a beautiful show and day.

Studio Today Wednesday, 16th August 2017
so, i have been carving into linos for the past two weeks in addition to teaching at an art camp. it was clear to me when i finished the second, this needed to be displayed as a trio. so, what should i do? a sunflower! viola! this is just a preliminary print to see how the carving went before i would do the final printing and maybe add some faint color.

Studio Today Wednesday, 16th August 2017
I also finished this landscape painting of a field where the hay had been recently cut against a brooding sky of clouds. it was a frustrating piece because with pastels, you cannot mix your colours like paint, but overlap them in a way to create the illusion of the colours you want. i really love the trees though.

Studio Today Friday, 4th August 2017
Yay! Finished carving, now to print tomorrow

Studio Today Thursday, 3rd August 2017
A taste of Between Turbulence and Tranquility

Studio Today Monday, 31st July 2017
This is a departure from the usual work that i do and while i wanted to tear my hair out with her face, it was good for the brain. One should always strive to push one's comfort zone. This is the Odyssey. Off to a group show tomorrow.






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