Palette Knife Painting

I always enjoy using the palette knife ~ applying the paint, mixing the paint on the canvas, and building up layers. So many of you have asked how I wield that knife so I thought I’d offer a quick video to share my thoughts. Keep in mind that the video was shot with an iPhone…

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American Art Collector October 2019 issue

The October issue of American Art Collector is “live” today featuring my artwork. I was asked to submit work for this full page as well as for the Artist Focus page. If you follow this link: American Art Collector, you can scroll down the right side and click on the image of the Copper and…

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The End of Summer

It’s true, Summer is coming to an end. Either that makes you happy so you can enjoy some cooler weather or it makes you sad to leave the lake behind. I think these are the last sunflowers for this summer. I’m OK with that since there are fields and fields of them over near Davis…

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The Colors of Fall

Autumn is in the air! Evening breezes are cooler, the days are shorter, the apples are crisp, there is an extra quilt on the bed, even the coffee seems to taste better in the cool morning air. These peachy-orange roses were calling to me last week ~ the color is very much “fall” and they…

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A Bit of Abstract

As summer winds down I’ve been playing with the paints in a bit more of an abstract way. I’ve always enjoyed using the palette knife so using some new silicone scrapers and rubber wedge brushes just seems to be a natural progression. Adding new tools to the bucket of brushes has been a fun experience….

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