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[gallery ids="2280,2279,2278"] Peace of Mine This was a challenging piece.  Someone contacted me about a piece I had for sale that they liked but wished it had a different background color. I offered to do an original for the same price and they accepted.  The challenge came...

Parenting is all about the long game. It’s important to teach kids about the negative and positive things in this world.  Balance in all things. I truly fear for my son more than I’d like to admit.  It’s more important than ever to give your...

I came across this video a couple of weeks ago and figured I'd share. It you plan to be a "working artist" it's important to get you business together and learn how to deal with clients.  One of the most important things I've learned in...

ATLien I've been drawing inspiration and knowledge from this man for years and years.  He was one of the first people that came to mind when I was planning this series. Andre 3000 was probably one of the first people that stood out to me that went against the...

I wish I could use Bocchino Custom Framing for all of my work, but that's not a reality at the moment.  I good frame can take artwork to that next level and I really appreciate the attention to detail in his work. The beach painting is...

This painting title is taken from an Erykah Badu song and is talking about being awake mentally, open to ideas.  But in other ways it describes my lack of sleep.  It's interesting what the mind does when it's deprived of sleep, I try to not...

I had been planning to paint someone with freckles for awhile and I finally found the right reference photo and concept for the painting.  It's really close to done now, just gotta figure out what to name the painting now....

For a long time I had a certain talent for procrastination. I can't say it was entirely from being lazy, I believe a good portion of it came from fear. I managed to kick my procrastination habits on the artistic frontier although they remain in...

I added a new page to my site "Services" for all the things not fine art related. I do graphic design, illustration and photography. Check out the page if you like and let me know if you'd like me to do something for you. On a semi-related note, I do...