This weekend I worked on my pet portrait as planned but just had to do something a bit different. I had a compulsion to do a nice spring painting so I allowed myself to go for it. I had a large canvas ready to go as well as a nice reference photo. I spent the majority of the weekend on it and almost ended up finishing it. Not bad at all considering it wasn't even in my plans just 48 hours ago.
The painting has the suggestion of the winter coming to a close in the background with trees painted [...]
It was forty years ago today when I came onto the world. I've heard so much from so many people about turning forty and what happens to your body and I'm happy to say, so far so good. I'm in really good health and feel much like I did in my mid-twentys. I can thank my many years of hiking and my day job for that. My family had a nice party for me this Saturday where it was warm enough here in Pittsburgh to be outside and throw some horseshoes in my sisters backyard. The "roasting" did start after [...]
As you know, I'm working on displaying my artwork in my community as much as possible. I have my work in the store front front next to Classic Chevy on Lincoln Avenue and I'm in the process of talking to people about displaying my work inside some other businesses on Lincoln Avenue as well. What I'm trying to do after that as done is to come up with the next step.
I'm doing a pet portrait as we speak of my two cats and want to use that to hopefully get some new commissions from people who would like a [...]