Archive for January, 2013

Painting Imagery on Fabric at Road to California

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I had a great time teaching last week. The first class I taught was painting, this is my favorite class to teach, because primarily I teach people who dont have any formal art training basic techniques to successfully paint on cotton fabric, which is a lot harder than painting on canvas. It was wonderful to see […]


A nice start to my week in Southern California

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I’m catching up from my trip to Ontario to teach at Road to California, and getting used to a brand new computer, so I’m a bit behind on writing a post about my classes. Last Tuesday, I drove to Los Angeles (389 miles), to stay with my old art school room mate and talented graphic designer Amy McFarland […]


Road to California- the conference

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A few months ago I had a blog post with the same name except then I was driving across country to move, this time I’m going to drive (going south) across the state to teach at the Road to California conference. I can’t tell you how nice it will be to drive with all my supplies […]


An Artist Date at the Museum

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A few months ago I moved to Sacramento and one of the first outings I made was to the Crocker Art Museum. Right now there is a fantastic exhibit of Norman Rockwell paintings and I have already seen the exhibit twice in less than a week. Wow! We think of Norman Rockwell’s paintings portraying the […]


Getting back into creative mode

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Now that I’m pretty much settled in, the holidays are over and life is returning to its new normal, it’s time to get back to work. Recently, my good friend Lesley Riley, asked me to submit a piece for a new book she’s doing on quotes, if you’d like to participate check out her call […]