Dala Art Challenge - Seven Days of Dala Sketching

dala art Mar 03, 2019

March 2, 2019

A last minute announcement!  Tomorrow starts the Seven Day Dala Challenge! It's the kick-off event for the Dala Art group where artists may post Mandalas and Dala Art that they have created themselves, either in progress or completed. Participating in the challenge is not...

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Three - Twenty Steps

 

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Three - Twenty Steps

Posted: February 28, 2019

The video above was filmed many years ago on a cold, winter day in Ashville, North Carolina shortly after I invented one of my drawing/painting games.  Taking twenty steps and forcing myself to draw something...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 4 - August 2, 2012 to August 16, 2012

sketchbook story time Feb 26, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 4 - August 2, 2012 to August 16, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Two

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part Two

Posted: February 21, 2019

Part Two of a Twelve Part weekly posting of sketches created while exploring the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2018.  These sketches are a sneak preview of the techniques I'll be teaching in Wales this May at Chapel Cottage Studio in...

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 3 - June 2, 2012 to July 14, 2012

sketchbook story time Feb 19, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 3 - June 2, 2012 to July 14, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketchbook Story Time No. 7 - The Influence of Adolf Konrad

sketchbook story time Feb 19, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 7 - The Influence of Adolf Konrad

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part One

Sketching in St. Ives, UK - Part one

Posted: February 14, 2019

As a sneak preview of the techniques I'll be teaching in May of 2019 at Chapel Cottage Studio in Abergavenny. I'm posting examples from my travels in Bristol, London, Abergavenny, Swansea, St. Ives and the little stops between....

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Sketchbook Story Time - No. 2

sketchbook story time Feb 12, 2019
 

Sketchbook Story Time No. 2 - May 25, 2012 to June 2, 2012

A few more glimpses into my heart and mind ...

The stories behind the drawings and paintings in my sketchbooks

a few pages at a time.

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Packing Light - Sleeping Gear

packing light travel Feb 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 - Packing Light - Sleeping Gear

Whether hiking, exploring a city or spending a month or two across the ocean, I am know to be a minimalist packer ... until it's time to return home and I find that the books I've acquired don't fit into my carry on luggage. I haven't mastered...

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Sketchbook Story Time - No. 1

sketchbook story time Feb 05, 2019
 

When viewing paintings on walls of museums, galleries and homes, we see only the artist's resolution of the painting ... the final layer.  What is hidden is the process, the sequence of decisions, corrections and moments of inspired risks. I love seeing the final resolution hung boldly upon...

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