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Notes from the Studio

BLF – Bonsai Liberation Front

The BLF is open to anyone who wants to transplant a bonsai tree from bondage to the open soil.  The idea came to me when I saw these Bonsai tree for sale on the side of the road up on Skyline and Cornell in Portland Oregon. I wondered if they would survive and if so […]

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change in signature

Trying out this new “identi-pen” for signatures on paintings.

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people experiment

Run a test of ten people both kids and adults. Put them in a circle and let them paint or draw for ten seconds. Then pass to your left the now paint over as much as you like, for ten seconds. Then pass to the left. Again draw what you want to ten seconds. Repeat.

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Loving this new Portland band!

Check out the Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside band. http://opbmusic.org/performances/129-Sallie-Ford-the-Sound-Outside

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word press for blackberry

Just installed the new “wordpress for blackberry” app on my phone. This is the first posting from it. And it rocks so far! Next I will try creating a gallery and upload images.

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Art Flag Needed

I need an art flag so I can hang it on the front of the house so patrons will know when the studio is open. Does anyone have an old flag I can have, just let me know.

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Thoughts on the edges of the painting

Over the years I have tried many different approaches on how to finish of the edge of a painting. My goal was to find out which technique worked best and then be consistent on all my canvases. My findings: It depends on the subject matter of the painting. I prefer a raw edge with natural […]

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