The color wheel turns!

I am learning about color and would like to share a few things I have learned.  I just starting learning with an extremely limited palette so that I can understand the color mixtures and how colors work.  Eventually I will add other colors but right now I am just starting with the primaries and seeing…

Painting Box Almost Complete!

I have almost finished “making” my pochade box for plein air painting!  I had made a different one but after using it a few times I realized it was quite a bit smaller than I would like.  I found this really beautiful hand carved oak box on ebay and scored it for only $9.50! The…

Don’t Give Up On Me Yet!

I am all over the place with this blog!  Uff!  I promise I won’t change the theme every day… I am just trying to learn how to get things the way I want. Today’s update is nothing special.  A little late night anatomy session (again) and some figure constructs. I finished my 2nd bargue drawing…

New look same blog!

Well hey!  You found my new domain… great!  What do you think?  Is it all too cluttered or what?  At first I didn’t like it but now I kind of do… everything all on one page so you can quickly scroll through it all and glance at pictures until something sparks your interest.  Then, stop…

Ecorche with Jason Arkles

I took an Ecorche class with Jason Arkles in order to improve my knowledge of Anatomy.  It really helped to build the figure in clay and see it all in three dimensions.  Still no expert but definitely improving!

Kadin the Electrician

I know all the thousands of followers of this blog have been anticipating my return.  Well here I am!  My computer had stopped charging and it took some time for me to figure out what was wrong.  The issue was a faulty power charger.  I looked into purchasing a new one but here in Italy…