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Saturday, December 8, 2012

lately its been dog paintings

commissioned piece (finished)
commissioned piece (not finished)

enjoy. house paint on canvas. glob,blob it on. color against color. value against value.


Commissioned dog portrait
House paint (good stuff) on canvas.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

watercolor salt lake city temple

 pencil sketch slc temple
 reference, color studies, pencil sketch
 finished watercolor
finished for client. commissioned piece
1/2 sheet arches cold press

Saturday, November 10, 2012

click on the little squares... don't know what happened...

in addition to family and work and getting my backyard in order.
me, dad, and grandpa neal
45 min watercolor
 beginning wash
thanks to Jesper Ejsing for the advice of inking before 
painting on Muddy Colors
acrylic on board 
about 1/2 done
about 3/4 done
i love color. neutrals and intense
for akaysha
my wife was telling me of the symbolism and uses of the acacia tree.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

angel kiersty portrait

In the works.
almost done. a little courage to finish and a little paint and a little time.

Friday, November 2, 2012

final painting of penny

for penny and her family. hopefully this helps heal

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Penny watercolor on arches

A daughter of a friend.
a few touch ups then done.
special circumstances why...

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

independent art studies

im teaching art for kids and teens in my home.
t,th,f. 330-430. f 445-545. sat 9-10, 1015-1115, & 1130-1230.
$20 per 1 hour session.
i supply the materials and your kid/teen creates.
spaces available.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

title: advancement

portrait of Arien. FINISHED
acrylic on illustration board.
working on Kiersty.
working on Aeris.
Acelin last.
Continue on others.
Try to fit in digital paintings, but really enjoying traditional stuff.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

son lit ground reflected

just liked the photo even though blurry. a patient model.

huntington beach pier at sunrise

transparent watercolor on hotpress arches. touchups mixed with white gouache.
will make and send signed prints. $50.00.
add my and thanks for following.
more to come soon.
sister got the origianl.

Monday, July 30, 2012

tranquility covered

watercolor and acrylic on watercolor paper

Friday, June 29, 2012

"akaysha" finished

finished "akaysha" painting. acrylic on board...

started painting "arien" painting...
my workspace? is this a workspace? it works for me for now, just as long as i get to paint.
underpainting in washes of acrylic (watercolor is also a favorite) and put a second "coat" down.
my daughter (one of them) is sitting in my chair...

Saturday, May 26, 2012


working on an angel series and using my kids as reference. this is the second in the series and is a lot different than the first. the photo is a bit distorted so i need to take a better one and add some final details to the painting...