Category Archives: experiments

Texture, Texture and more Texture

Texture is everywhere in my work this year. In a year that the pandemic took away my ability to touch things everywhere I go, that sense of touch worked it’s way back into my art. Continue reading

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Experiments with Flowers

Flowers aren’t like most still life subjects: they’re alive. Continue reading

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Inspired by Chard

Exploring mark-making and the emotive power of line. Continue reading

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Looking through a fence

In trying to put this scene on paper, perhaps I was trying to solve the wrong problem: I wasn’t really interested in drawing the fence. I was interested in the experience of looking through the fence at this view beyond. Continue reading

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Color Obsessions

My current color obsession, if you haven’t noticed 🙂 Continue reading

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More Spring Flower Experiments

More spring flower experiments Continue reading

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Digger

A walk around a digger, captured in a sketch. Continue reading

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Spring Experiments at Filoli Gardens

Spring Experiments at Filoli Gardens Continue reading

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The cat as a monoprint

The cat appears in my printmaking experiments. Continue reading

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Life drawing and Monoprints

More experiments in printmaking.

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