Parenting is challenging, right?
A collection of watercolors of Ireland.
I really should be more mysterious about how I work, but I know how hard it can be to find any sort of process work involving layers. So, I hope it helps!
Because sometimes it’s fun to see how a painting is made…
Do you ever get uneasy when your child tells you they’d love to hug a real tiger?
Here’s a new piece. I’ve posted process photos below, but without any descriptions. (because you can see what I’ve done between sessions.
Back in October, my wife an I traveled back to Ireland. We took a zillion reference photos in hopes that I would be able to eek out a few paintings. Here’s the first of, hopefully, many more! This guy lives on the island of Inis Mór. If you are on a walk to Dún Aonghasa,Continue reading “Aran Island Horse”
Instead of outlining every little thing I do to complete a painting, I’m going to simply post the process photos. If anyone has questions, please message me or comment below. Thanks for looking!
I thought I’d post a bit of my process for painting a portrait in oils. Or, at least, a step-by-step guide to my basic stages. Stage 1ish: The drawing and toning. I usually draw my composition directly on the panel or canvas. I tone the board with a careful brushing of matte medium , thenContinue reading “Pet Portrait Process”
Here’s my representation of Huginn and Muninn. Huginn represents the careful and intricate weaving of our thoughts. Muninn, on the other hand, is a more deceitful raven. Memory can be a foggy place, making the past less vivid in substance- yet more colorful and direct in retrospect. Anyways- here ya go! Oil on canvas.