I originally painted the panda mural in 2010 to cover up offensive graffiti on the Gazzam Lake water tower. Although I was concerned about making “unsanctioned” public art, I felt someone needed to take action to improve the look of the water tower, which was such an eyesore on an otherwise beautiful wooded walk.… Read More
I love kawaii, so after I researched “Yōkai” a few days ago, I knew I had to draw a super-cute nine-tailed trickster fox spirit before midnight Seattle time on Oct 7!… Read More
I’ve been learning to paint from classes, workshops and tutorials in person and online from the following artists and I recommend them all!
I love Prof.
Subject: The chambered nautilus, one old cephalopod, has been lurking around the deep for the last 500 million years.… Read More
This painting made me ponder, if one lived on a Jovian moon, might Jupiter sometimes completely fill the window...
I tried out a projector for this portrait underpainting and I love the accuracy, but I have conflicting feelings about using a lucida and I don’t think I’m the only one.
Oil on paper, 4×4 inches, Kato D, 2019
This painting uses three colors, titanium white, unbleached titanium and raw umber. I bought the video of Scott Conary‘s Perception and Inspiration online course, which is awesome, he is awesome, and he talks about the movement of light and shadow around a form and the melding of foreground and background: they are one, grasshopper.