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So, What Do You Want Out of Me?

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Time is an unforgiving taskmaster, a check spent that may not return the investment you anticipated, a gamble that sucks out rather than pours in reward. So some find art as an occupation. For when the time, money, emotion and energy that is put into the leaky jar of art turns out to not be the bank of prosperity that many hope for, the artist can find his place secure in the tomb of despair. Silence greets his joy and very soon the cold winds blow out that candle…

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How Do You Do That Thing You Do? (Part 3)

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Welcome back to part 3 of this little series, now where was I? Oh yes...

I start in front of the canvas with at least one or two colors chosen and with a large brush (to start with) make a mark somewhere. I really doesn't matter at this point where. Then make another. Maybe turn your brush a little differently or swoosh the line, pair the brush strokes, make the perpendicular or make them dots, whatever.

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How Do You Do That Thing You Do? (Part 2)

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Welcome back, I'm preparing to set out on another voyage of imagination...

So first things first. My studio is in my home and I often think it is on the corner of 'Hey you!' and 'Could you?'. My painting time is valuable but not always safe from interruption... so, I set myself to work during a time when I can 'get lost' and nobody will go looking for me. I want every breath to be used in pursuit of what I am painting without interruption until I am done or at a stopping place.

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How Do You Do That Thing You Do? (Part 1)

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I am going to start a short series of blogs that give you a little idea of how I approach the creation of my art.

I have often asked myself the question how I would teach someone else how to paint abstractly or even to paint like I do. On the second part of the question I would say you have to get inside my head and see what I see, feel what I feel, and become the process of moving some of…

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Anoouncing a Group Show That I am in Starting April 29, 2015

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Hey all!  Group Show That I am in Starts April 29, 2015

I am in a Group Show That starts today April 29, 2015! Tomorrow on Thursday, there will be an Artists Reception and Open House at the Shoreline City Hall from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. I along with 4 other artists are featured in the group show called "Structural Reinforcement". Please come if you are able!

Here is some info from the…

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