The back to school crunch is approaching as I wrap up summer classes and projects I won’t have time for in the fall. I’m sharing today something I’m excited about. I’ve expanded my knowledge in Photoshop and have started working on some personal family photographs. While visiting with my Nana for her 90th birthday, I… Continue reading Eek Summer is almost over!
Well the semester is coming to a close and I’ve been neglecting updates here. I’m still recovering from my trip to London, or should I say mourning my return to the States. I finished work on my icon paintings and promptly had to prepare for my presentation at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Austin Peay… Continue reading Still the worst blogger, but a good student!
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.
I’d like to share images with you that I recently took visiting the Gander Memorial Grove on Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. I have driven past this memorial a number of times while living in the area, but have been personally impacted by this memorial. I was showing my work at an art festival in Virginia last… Continue reading Gander Memorial Grove
I can’t believe the school semester is almost over! I could use school as an excuse for my infrequent and late blog posts but, that would be a lie. I’m just not very good with sitting down and writing about the images I take to go along with the work I do. That should probably… Continue reading Better late than never
I will be selling my artwork at the Germantown Neighborhood Oktoberfest this Saturday in Nashville. I will be located 3 boothes in from the corner of Madison St. and 5th Ave. right across from Red Bicycle Coffee and Crepes. I’m really excited to have the opportunity to sell my work during and be so close… Continue reading Germantown Oktoberfest