I'm at The Autry Museum of The American West

I'M AT THE AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST

I have always wanted to show at The Autry Museum of The American West so I am excited for tonight's gala reception for the California...

Four time Malibu Mayor Gets Painted

FOUR TIME MALIBU MAYOR GETS PAINTED

So many thanks to four time Malibu mayor Joan House for sitting for my Face of Malibu portrait series kindly being featured in The...

 
 
 
Standing Room Only

STANDING ROOM ONLY

It was standing room only at the Museum of Ventura County's show "A Woman's March" this weekend showcasing mementos and art from women...

Pink Hat At The Museum Tonight

PINK HAT AT THE MUSEUM TONIGHT

My "The Pink Hat Maker" painting gets installed at the Museum of Ventura County's "A Woman's Place" show, opening today, Sat,. 5.30...

 
 
 
Labor of Palette Knife Love

LABOR OF PALETTE KNIFE LOVE

This new painting I am finishing up has been a real labor of love for me. The sitter is someone I have known since her childhood. She...

Masters of The American West

MASTERS OF THE AMERICAN WEST

There is a great show on at The Autry Museum right now, Masters of The American West, featuring some of my very favorite painters,...

 
 
 
Tuneful Songbird Gets Painted

TUNEFUL SONGBIRD GETS PAINTED

The lated large format portrait painted from life in two sittings. Thank you to beautiful songbird Christine Nelson. The first sitting....

Pink Pussy Hat

PINK PUSSY HAT

I dedicate this new large format palette knife to all my sisters out there, no matter what hat you wear. It was inspired by a young...

 
 
 
Contemporary Contemplation

CONTEMPORARY CONTEMPLATION

Life just couldn't get any more fun painting super large with my palette knife. I never really saw myself painting portraits so contemporarily...

Live Life Large?

LIVE LIFE LARGE?

Work in Progress 36"x36" By Johanna Spinks Living out large in my art life continues...sitting from life this week. A good start but...

 
 
 
Go Big or Go Home?

GO BIG OR GO HOME?

My 2017 New Year Resolution of painting all portraits via palette knife is off to a bright start. I went large format for the first...

Party Sparkle On?

PARTY SPARKLE ON?

Are you getting your party sparkle ready? I am. I found this perfect vintage topper to wear and paint. Thanks Kristy for sitting for...

 
 
 
New Year Resolutions?

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS?

The end of the year is a good time to reflect especially after such a crazy one this year with a lot of incredible creatives lost to...

Joyous Greetings

JOYOUS GREETINGS

My studio Holiday Card. “La Couronne de Houx” Via Palette Knife, 10 x 12" Email me if you would like me to send you one snail mail. Happy...

 
 
 
Worth Its' Wait in Gold?

WORTH ITS' WAIT IN GOLD?

It has taken me a long time to paint this gentleman. Two years in fact since he led a fantastic trip to Northern India in the footsteps...

The Mayor of Malibu Gets Painted

THE MAYOR OF MALIBU GETS PAINTED

Honored to recently have painted the current Mayor of Malibu Lou La Monte is a single life sitting - of exactly one hour and thirty-eight...

 
 
 
Corsets Selling Like Hot.Er..Corsets

CORSETS SELLING LIKE HOT.ER..CORSETS

Anyone reading this blog, knows I have a passion for corsets and have been collecting them for years. I have just "untied" a few. A...

Election Day Bull Dog

ELECTION DAY BULL DOG

I painted this yesterday especially with the US election in mind which happens TODAY. Everyone is in a tizzy. I am reminded of a GREAT...

 
 
 
I'm On The Radio

I'M ON THE RADIO

They say talk is cheap - but that can never be said when it comes to Art surely? I will be appearing on the radio show "Del And Debi,...

 
 
 



Unicity / D-Werker Architects

© Inwoo Yeo Architects: D-Werker Architects Location: Seoul, South Korea Architect In Charge: Jieun Lee, Hwon Yoon Area: 0.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Inwoo Yeo D... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Abstraction 4 - Abstract Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Abstraction 4 - Abstract Oil Painting. 12x12" Oil on Canvas. Check Availability. MarkWebster.net Read more ...

Fall Millpond..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

This was completed just now in my studio. I started it yesterday in a great mini workshop with Linda Dellandre. She kindly gave our group some wonderful tips on her techniques... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Contemporary Mixed Media, Art “BLACK CANYON” by...

8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas Black painted sides, ready to hang or display on table easel. $200.00 Read more ...

Vase with tangerine and strawberries 9x12 still life painting

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Residence MG2 / Alain Carle Architecte

© James Brittain Architects: Alain Carle Architecte Location: 1666 Chemin de la Héronnière O, Wentworth-Nord, QC J0T 1Y0, Canada Architect In Charge: Alain Carle Area: 830.0... Read more ...

Today's Birthday: De Kooning

April 24, 1904. Willem de Kooning was a Dutch American abstract expressionist artist who was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In the post-World War II era, de Kooning... Read more ...

Playing World War II: Photographing an Ultra-Realistic Reenactment

Have you ever wondered what World War II was like? Last month I got a little closer. I was one of three photographers invited to cover a semi-live fire reenactment. There were... Read more ...

Colorado Winter Snow Landscape Oil Painting "Canyon Road Wintery Day" by...

Colorado Mountain Landscape Painting/Framed 9"x12" Oil on Panel/Available Read more ...

MANCHU Monday

New spaceship painting by our super good friend MANCHU. Tons more art by MANCHU. Keywords: illustration cover art for the book novel by Al Robertson crashing heaven by philippe... Read more ...