Caught In the Middle

I’ve been working on a painting and for some reason it just wasn’t coming together…something was off. And then, the solution hit me! Click on the image to watch the video, and see how I solved the issue with my painting. In gratitude,...

Stonewalls and Art

Wandering through the northern Italian town of Tirano, I am struck by the very old, stonewalls. They circumscribe every property, miles of village roadways and impossibly steep hillside terraces. They are simply beautiful. Utilitarian but incredibly artful, their...

Start Differently

In the beginning it really helps if that beginning is totally new for you. The stakes are low but the potential is high. It can be really exciting to begin something new. The way you start is a big reason why. How do you start your work? In gratitude,...

How to Love All of Your Art

Do you ever notice when you are creating your art how often a small section of your art will look especially better than all the rest? If you could magically crop out this one part it would be possibly the best thing you have ever made? This happens to me all the...

How to Get to the Next Step

It’s an issue that’s all too common with creatives: you’re working on a painting and you like what you have so far, but you don’t know what to do next. Watch the video to see what I do when I encounter this with my work. What do you do when you...