Spilled Rice

In the past few weeks I have moved on to painting other things. And sometimes things get knocked around. Last week I was searching around in my “Secondary Covid Pantry.” Once the pandemic hit, (like everyone else) I did a mad dash to stock up on basic...

Book It

A hardbound book is given to the client at the end of a commission. This is one of those things I have been doing for many years. I never show the client photos of their painting while it is in its creation, (I recommend never doing that) but I know they are always...

To Make an Omelette

You know the saying “To make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs?” Well, to make a pastel painting you have to break a few sticks. The commission that I finished required being able to precisely add marks to the faces in tiny strokes. The temptation...