The little boy was seven years old and farther away from his home than he should have been that afternoon, exploring the remote ends of the park.  Sensing a deep feeling of trepidation due to the ambitious trek, he turned back, headed for home.

 

As he wa...

I live next to a river that continually runs, all day, all night, every minute of the year.

 

I spent a lot of my years growing up in a desert where the rivers are not, but dried up river beds, channeling water every so often, when there is a period of long heavy rains....

 

In response to a question I was asked about the 1.4Hz tatoo on the arm of one of the figures in Drama Magnifico. The short explanation is: As I worked on the painting I noticed how the canvas resonated at certain brush tempos because of its large size and it would cau...

I often have a reoccurring conversation with a good artist friend of mine. It goes something like:

 

Why do I paint? Do I do it for myself or for others? Would I still paint if nobody wanted my work? If I quite painting and worked in another occupation I would still be a...

 

 

This is a photograph of my first sculpture I made at age 22. Clay 12” x 5” x 5”. A Bust of Christ. 

 

To convey emotion through art has always been very important to me. More important than technique. This is the main purpose of it, as I see it. I quite...

2/25/2015

 

This is my first post since I released the image of my painting 'Drama Magnifico' The image has been met with positive reaction, however, my intended narrative within the piece has not been understood clearly by some. I'm not sure how many people see it this way but a...

12/14/2013

Model interpreting the image of himself interpreting a painting. All subject to interpretation of course.

This picture shows a series of large scale drawings I created live during a Good Friday evening service at Scottsdale Bible Church. I had approx. 5 to 10 min. to complete each sketch. The audiance of 2,000 were then able to look at the work close up as they left the se...

9/21/2013

 

I did this Michelangelo study (above) when I first began oil painting. (19 feet x 6 feet). A lot of hours on that one. I learned a lot.

 

I began my first large scale oil on canvas painting around this time also(shown below). I had two reasons for painting thi...

9/9/2013

I titled this painting and its accompanying original musical score ‘Overture’, for it is an introduction to an upcoming large-scale painting and music project, currently underway in the studio. “Overture”, or prelude, suggests a short piece serving as an introduction t...

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