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Bothe-Napa Valley Trip & A New Book

I took a break from the studio this weekend to go on a camping trip up at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park. I was able to get a few gouache sketchbook paintings in, which was a nice break from the children’s … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Illustration

I have recently been working as an illustrator for the very talented Alexandra Hofmeister-Daly for two of her children’s books. The first one is a story about a less-than-typical leprechaun in Ireland, and the second is  a charming tale about … Continue reading

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SAND. SUN. TESTOSTERONE. (NO PARTICULAR ORDER) My piece promoting “MANA,” a “documentary film on southern California artists who share the skill and affinity of surfing and how their love of, and interactions with the dynamics of the ocean inform their … Continue reading

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Took a break from my regular studio work for some supplementary learning. I recently subscribed to the “New Masters Academy,” which is basically an online database of art lectures and classes on technique, color theory, and everything in between. I … Continue reading

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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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“12 Angry Men” (1/12)gouache on paper3.5”x4.25” (9”x5” with border) The actual measurement of the drawing is 9”x5”, but I cropped the white space so you could see the painting up close.

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