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The VALENTINE Project

The VALENTINE Painting Project "CUPID" oil painting on canvas. 24" x 30" Leave a comment below. . Exploration Canvas for a Painting... The images below are a conceptual exploration and canvas of the elements for the oil painting titled "CUPID". I'm beginning this new year with [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The VALENTINE Project

Art Collecting for the Newbie

Art Collecting for the Newbie, a 7 Step Plan for Your 1st Acquisition This guide is for the budding art collector looking for strategies the seasoned collector has mastered. Understanding that creating an Art Collection takes time, patients and planning, the savvy collector might be a little more strategic in approach but decidedly [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Latest post

Hello Everyone, Next month I'll be launching my new site.  In the meantime here are the videos I've been posting, enjoy...   New series for 2016:     "Young Woman in A White Shirt" ... the importance of research      2016 Art Exhibition Lineup     These videos complete An Artist's Process, "Through the [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Latest post

AN ARTIST’S PROCESS VIDEO 7 ” Details”

This weeks’s video is all about "Details". In this video I'll present 3 main details of Panel 3, on the manni with the blouse: the knob top of the mannequin, the ribbon around the waist as well as the hem, & the button & buttonhole. You can see the video here: https://vimeo.com/124680231 I had a [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on AN ARTIST’S PROCESS VIDEO 7 ” Details”

AN ARTIST’S PROCESS VIDEO 6 “Panel #3, The Blouse on the Manni”

This weeks’s video is about "Panel #3".  In this video I'll paint the blouse on the manni. You can see the video at this link: https://vimeo.com/123649272 In this final panel I expect to combine techniques from panels #1 & #2. I think it was Monet who said it was important to "... paint the effect of [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on AN ARTIST’S PROCESS VIDEO 6 “Panel #3, The Blouse on the Manni”

An Artist’s PROCESS, VIDEO 5, “Panel #2, The Basic Mannie”

This weeks’s video is about "Panel #2".  In this video I'll begin with a brief discussion on the CONCEPT & then paint the basic unadorned mannie. The video is available on Vimeo at this link:  https://vimeo.com/122862774  The paint will be loose, more transparent, softly applied over dry layers of the underpainting as well as the [...]

By | March 21st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on An Artist’s PROCESS, VIDEO 5, “Panel #2, The Basic Mannie”

An Artist’s PROCESS, VIDEO 4, “Panel #1, centre panel with “BOW” detail”

This weeks’s video is about "Panel #1".  In this video I'm beginning with the centre panel & the "BOW" detail.    Visit this link to see the video:  https://vimeo.com/122255612     The paint will be more impasto, more opaque & it will give me time to loosen up for the way I intend to apply [...]

By | March 15th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on An Artist’s PROCESS, VIDEO 4, “Panel #1, centre panel with “BOW” detail”

An Artist’s Process, VIDEO 3, “The Underpainting, developing the palette”

This weeks’s video is about “The Underpainting, developing the palette”.  In this video I'm working thin pigmented layers into the canvas as an underpainting. You can watch the video at this link:  https://vimeo.com/121741848 Once these layers are dry I'll begin to paint the panels. Video #4 focus will be on completing the 1st panel; but [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on An Artist’s Process, VIDEO 3, “The Underpainting, developing the palette”

AN ARTIST’S PROCESS VIDEO 2

Just a quick Hello, …. AN ARTIST'S PROCESS VIDEO 2 is available now on vimeo.com at this link: https://vimeo.com/121005200   This weeks’s video is about “The Underpainting, getting in the shadows”.  I would love to know what you think; there’s a space for comments under the video.  If you enjoy the video, please “like” & [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on AN ARTIST’S PROCESS VIDEO 2

An Artist’s Process “Through the Artist’s Eye” Video 1 PART 2

Greetings on this lovely cool weekend! Thank you to all who attended the vernissage, it was lovely to see you there. Last week I was very excited about the launch of my video series "An Artist's Process "Through the Artist's Eye".   ​Thank you for your feedback; I'm thrilled that you enjoyed the first video. This is Video #1 part 2.  In this video [...]

By | February 22nd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on An Artist’s Process “Through the Artist’s Eye” Video 1 PART 2