The New Website

I have a friend from high school. In fact, we played music together, though mostly we were in different bands. Dennis graduated and went straight to Art school: Paier and…

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Welcome to Texas

In February, Mike and I moved to Texas; DFW to be precise. We located closer to Fort Worth, in Keller. Our house is amazing and what they say about living…

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Naked for Art

This morning,I came across this piece, written exactly 3 years ago to the day.  It gave me a good chuckle so I thought I'd share it here on my Artist…

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Commercials!

I've started creating short 'commercials' for my shows here in Las Vegas.  It started when Jana Lynch started experimenting with 'RedRoom Live,' her local cable television show. She was looking…

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ReBirth!

It has been 6 weeks since my 'ReBoot.'  If my attitude and artistic energy level are any indication, it has been a success.  I am painting almost every day and…

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ReBoot

Sometimes the best solution is to control-alt-delete . . . and if that doesn't work, hold down the on/off button for 12 seconds and start over.  Who knows why computers…

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Music Madness

There is an OLD Jefferson Airplane song, largely forgotten, that's been in my head for weeks.  It's called, 'If You Feel.'  Here it is:   While lots of fun, it's…

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Commission Inhibition

Oh My!  I have friends in Oregon with a wonderful custom built home up on a hill overlooking the Columbia River.  The house is amazing, very modern and well built;…

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Planfully Intuitive

I am proudly intuitive in painting.  I work hard NOT to think too much when I put pigment to canvas.  Working intuitively nurtures the curiosity, surprise and wonder that make…

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Artrageous!

I am learning that, as an intuitive painter, I am directed by the emotional climate around me. Peace, harmony, confidence:  my painting is calm but intriguing.  Angry, hateful, frightened:  it…

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Resolution

The hardest part of my process is the finale. It begins when the canvas I'm working begins to come together. Prior to that moment, it's all intuitive, physical movement and…

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Get Outta My Way!

The title is a song by Kylie Minogue.  I play it often when cycling because of the beat.  The lyrics are interesting, too.  On first listen it seems to be a…

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Instagrumpy

I've been learning how to use Instagram to promote my art.  It's a marvelous tool!  What makes it different from, say, Facebook, is that Instagram is searchable.   With Facebook,…

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Drawing in Code

I've already waxed poetic about code in this blog, specifically how a circle in an abstract painting is often code for a face, how a horizontal line is often code…

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I love blank verse . . . but I more appreciate poetry with meter and occasional rhyme.  To be creative within the context of rules and structure is genius.

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Pricing Your Art

(Aside:  I asked a few good friends to get an advance look at this website and the #1 comment I got back was that I needed prices and purchase options.…

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My signature - the one I use on my paintings - is evolving. That's a good word:  evolving.  It indicates change over time.  My signature has changed over time but…

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Process vs. Product

I've already waxed poetic about the process of painting and its importance to me as an artist over the product that is created, the piece of art.  I get great…

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