Everything starts with a sketch
A sketch can be an idea that stays in your imagination or it can find it’s way to paper. If it finds it’s way to paper it can sit there waiting for years for you to return. Sometimes to follow through with a painting or the final drawing and other times just to remind you of that creative moment. Sketch of woman who had just passed. I was in college and working in a convalescent home in Hermosa Beach. I knew her. It was late at night. The nurse on duty calle...
Zip Code 94109
Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason. Pencil crayon on paper. 17" x 14" I'm taking part in a fun project with Studio Gallery in San Francisco where invited artists have one week to create art inspired by anything within the borders of zip code 94109. And this is the week! Because the area extends as far as the water I headed off to Fort Mason yesterday to catch the shadows on the doors of the piers. The wind was gusting so I only managed this one piece on paper but will be working on another small piece in my studio during the week. Show: May 26th - June 9th Opening receptio...
Mural Inspiration: Valparaiso, Chile
Long ago, George Lipp began cataloging Mission Murals and Jamie Goldberg put them up into a slide show. We’ve decided that it would also be interesting to run a summer series on murals from elsewhere. If you have some that you would like to post, please send them to email@example.com or put them in a public drop box where we can access them and we will create a slideshow of...
Churning out a few studies for an upcoming oil series #AttentionWhore before I head off to Yosemite for the week. Still deciding on scale and a couple of elements stylistically, but you get the general direction. Ah, the evolution of courtship. Pure romance right here. . .
There are more artists in the Mission than any other neighborhood in San Francisco