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Shading

Shading

People think getting the right brush, or coolest color or the perfect medium is going to make them better painters. Painting is primarily an eye thing. A stick with the right value will make a far more meaningful mark than the finest sable brush or expensive pigment....

Playing in the Mud

Playing in the Mud

Stepping into the Arena A friend who took my workshop many years ago, posted today that she hadn't painted since, and wanted to. I recall how much she enjoyed herself and the wonderful results she got using my painting method. So I posted a reply, hoping to encourage...

Headmaster Chad Lawrence

Headmaster Chad Lawrence

The Portrait Presentation was a Hit I'm very excited to present my portrait of Headmaster Chad Lawrence who is retiring from Holy Trinity Christian school in Beaufort, SC this year. The portrait was a senior gift to the school and will hang in the lobby of the new...

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