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Recent Feature on “Art and Dinner in Los Angeles”

Last week, I had a fantastic studio visit with Mike Reynolds. Apart from being an immensely talented artist, Mike also runs a blog called “Art and Dinner in Los Angeles,” which features artists he meets up with in and around … Continue reading

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“Hare” (2013)colored pencils on paper8.5”x11”

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Another 2am two-page spread from my sketchbook. Haven’t been doing a lot of sleeping, lately, and I would say this is a pretty accurate depiction of my mind at this hour.

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Here are some progress shots of that hare I’m working on. Please ignore how dirty my laptop is.

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Working on another hare. Oddly enough, doing tight, detailed work like this loosens me up for painting.

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I’ve been doing these small watercolor/gouache studies of Francis Bacon and Soutine paintings to warm up in the studio lately. Funny thing is that I distinctly remember a professor once telling me that I “should be past the point of working from … Continue reading

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In my efforts to tidy up the studio, I also ended up going through a lot of my sketchbooks. These are just a few of them, ranging from 2009-2013. And, as usual, studio cat feels the need to photobomb.

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