I swear I’ll go into more detail soon, but here is my newest work after loads of research and experimentation. Part of a larger research project this painting is part of my work to paint select members of the 27 Club in the style of Byzantine and Medieval icon paintings. When I went to London… Continue reading Jim Morrison Icon
During my research one of the traditional methods to gesso wood and the linen mounted on the wood was to use animal glue. While I’m not attaching linen on top of the wood I wanted to create a surface for the paint to adhere to the wood. I decided that I wanted to try using… Continue reading Gelatin as gessso
I’m working on a project for school creating contemporary versions of Byzantine and Russian Orthodox Icons. I’ve been researching extensively the historical methods that these icons were created using tempera paint on wood with gold gilding. While I will not be using the exact methods that these works of art were made with I am… Continue reading Modern Icons
First in a series of aerial landscapes.
For the month of June I have two places you can see my work locally in Nashville, TN. I have a large body of my Alaskan paintings on display at Colab www.nashville.colabusa.com . My work will be there through the July Downtown Art Crawl. I also have work through the end of June on display at… Continue reading Current Shows
I wanted to take an image of a landscape in this case from a recent trip to a “pick your own” strawberry patch and heighten the space with layers. I looked at the image and mapped out in strips which areas would fall into specific layers. I then painted them individually and cut them out.… Continue reading Experimenting with a new technique