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Why I don't do Portraits

do do portraits, there’s usually something about the subject, something aesthetically interesting that I see and say to myself “oh, that’s cool.” It could be anything, like how the light plays against a cheekbone, or the texture of stretch...

Big Ass art; or as the Donald would say "It's Yuge!"

here Big Ass Art   Okay, so I’m sure it’s pretty obvious that I like big ass-art, but today I want to talk a little about big-ass art (you see what I did there?), spotlighting two artists that specialize in some monumental-sized art. Now of course...

It's How You Frame It

 For a single mat, always go with white or off-white. My artwork is very colorful, and anything besides those colors could overpower the art. A black mat might work in some cases, and would certainly be a bold choice. If you’re going for a double mat try going...

Four sketches enter, one piece leaves

I’m a hider. I hide things. You guys don’t get to see nearly as much art as I create. Sure, I upload the great (or at least decent) stuff, but I rarely show you how the sausage is made. And even more rarely, do I show you the dead ends, or the freakish...

Tools of the Trade: How I create Mokojumbie Art

(Note: this article first appeared in my newsletter. If you prefer to read these as they happen, feel free to sign up here) A lot of people think that I paint; that I have easels set up in my basement with the scent of oils and acrylics, gesso and turpentine burning...