I had a great time in Chicago last month. If my workspace is any indication I was mighty busy, hahaha.
Since I have been back, I have been painting away, meeting visitors at my studio in the River Arts District and teaching a sold out workshop @310Art.
Hope to see you soon at the studio! When visiting, please wear a mask. My grandchildren will thank you!
A nice look at all the art from my week in Chicago. Best part my work is at the beginning!!!
Chicago here I come! Yes, I am excited. New art to see, new friends to meet and 5 days of working in the studio with other artists to share ideas and explore.
As a finale to the week there will be an exhibit based on present work, work completed during the 5 day period and an installation piece by the group.
We are having an opening while we are still in town and I invite all the followers, collectors and friends in the Chicago area to stop by that night or before the exhibit comes down.
Working in the Studio: A Collective Voice
Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago,IL
July 23 - Aug 27, 2021
An opening on July 23 - 7:00-9:00PM Artists will be in attendance-
Please consider coming to visit.
Best to all,
Hitting all the big cities this month:
• Fun travels with family to Atlanta to The Van Gogh Immersion.
• Chicago to participate in a workshop with artists from around the country
• And last but not least my work in a show in New York!
Take care and enjoy your Summer.
Well the day came and the painting was finished. Hopefully I'll be able to show you what it looks like in its new home in NYC.
I have had the opportunity to paint special paintings for several clients this year. Here is the latest commission "Hidden Writings". I like to take this time to show you the path of my work. It is not always the same but this client wanted a certain rawness that needed a lot of under painting and the editing to hide and reveal the details. I will post several of in process paintings or details and the the final result.
The image on the left is the beginning rounds of color, sorry it was cropped. The painting on the right the edit is beginning.
These paintings are finished and in their new home. It was fun to paint and fun to see them finally hanging.
Some of my biggest challenges are worked out on the canvas. I may sketch out a composition before hand but the painting always seems to have a mind of it's own. Then the color! A client envisions one thing and I another.
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