I was asked to design a calligraphic “S” design and then carve it into the center key of an arbor in an outdoor garden for a client. It was done on site. I really enjoyed this, something different… and it got me outside in some beautiful fall weather!
I took on a different kind of project recently- when I was asked if I could paint, restore two old, large, heavy(!) rather beat up “lion” concrete garden statues. The request was to repair them and then faux paint them with a “weathered stone” appearance. It was interesting and an opportunity to learn something new! Repaired, […]
I am cleaning up my studio and finishing off some worship pieces that were lying around in various stages of completion from this past season. Now complete, praise the Author of Life, these are gifts from Him! They are now on the gallery page and available for sale at very reasonable prices (If you want […]
This painting continues to develop as the summer season comes into its fullness, and the heat and humidity of a Charleston summer envelops all. Worked on it in worship last night. I have the following verse that goes with this painting, but it is not clear at this point how they are connected. His divine […]
So summer comes up rather suddenly. Warm breezes and blue skies are good nourishment. Thankful for the season- for the ability to see it, feel it, to be fully alive in it. An oil sketch from a high noon reference photograph, very early stages. This took shape during church service last night. 30 x 30″ oil on […]
This was a great interview I had the opportunity to do with host Austin Grace Smith on the show “Artist Dealings Charleston” on April 13, 2014. The show features local art and music on Kinetic HiFi, an internet radio station. I discuss my work, my 14 year career as an artist, my life journey and my […]
“Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5 The Author of Life is at work. He is making all things new. Color and new life burst forth all around us, pointing us to the Resurrection Life of Jesus. New painting underway, from Wednesday night worship last night 4.9.14. “Dogwood Blossoms” 18×24″ oil on canvas, still in […]
When I first began painting seriously, in an effort to educate myself, I read a couple of books on the history of art. There were a few things that jumped off the pages at me; different styles and ideas in what I read that really fascinated me. I discovered that I particularly liked intricacy and […]