With the arrival of Spring, has come the arrival of experimental new ideas to try out. My mind stretches out and warms up with the weather.This particular experiment begins with someone else’s artwork. To whomever painted this 4’x2′ monochromatic landscape some 50-60 years ago, thank you. It graced my bedroom for years as a teenager,Continue reading “Ersticken”

Waking Up

Since my last post, I’ve made several new pieces and shared them with the world. I’m particularly happy with this one, a combination of two of my favorite things…otherworldly themes and oil pastel. This one is an experiment in texture and lighting, a fun little throwback to some of my earlier fantasy work, and myContinue reading “Waking Up”


Is it my last piece of 2020, or my first of 2021? Starting in September, my latest oil pastel piece has kicked my butt, challenging every technical skill I’ve learned so far. It required the use of over 45 different pastels, multiple tools and untold hours of tweaking details. References included 142 photos of casementContinue reading ““Finally””