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How an artist translate a sensory experience… though the eyes of Van Gogh

How an artist translate a sensory experience... though the eyes of Van Gogh The film "At Eternity's Gate" is an exercise in how an artist translates a sensory experience in their art. In this respect the film is a success. It's definitely not a perfect film. The choices of perspective, and visual representation are a [...]

Paying homage to Anthony Bourdain through abstract portraiture

Paying homage to a great individual through abstract portraiture Following Anthony Bourdain's recent passing, I felt compelled to create something new. Paying homage to a great individual through abstract portraiture was my primary goal. Bourdain taught me, and others to broaden our horizons I learned a lot of new things about the world from [...]

Translating influences from Spanish art

My most recent artwork translates influences from Spanish art My newest painting "Sketches of Spain" Translates influences from Spanish art. I sketched some ideas of your typical iconography. However, at this point I sought to move into a purely abstract direction. This was done knowing my next painting would be more figurative (the painting [...]

Creating a more interactive artistic experience with Patreon

Creating a more interactive artistic experience with Patreon Over the past few months, I have been looking to improve my creative practice. I have seen a need to both improve the structure of the overall business model. I have also wanted to find a way to include my audience in my process more [...]

Different approaches to the creative process

Over the years I have been asked about different approaches to the creative process. Questions come up like "where do you get your inspiration." The short answer is a little bit of "everywhere" and from inside.  The long answer is that there's a pretty involved process. The thing is, everyone has their own ways of [...]