When in doubt, paint something beautiful

Jin and Allie are both beautiful women. If you've been following this blog for awhile, you'll know that I have two regular models - Allie and Roxy. And occasionally, I'll work with another live model. I strongly believe that artists need to work with live models. You simply don't get…

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Homage to Mel Ramos

I've been in tons of bands. No, none you've ever heard of. The most money we've ever made a night was a whopping $43, that we had to split between four people. Yay! In other words, we starved. But that's the fate of 99.99% of bands. They starve. Then they…

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Honing the painting process

Process is what separates the amateur artists from the professional artists. You'll see a professional artist with an excellent process. It will look fluid and easy reproducible. But the question is - how did they get to that point? And how long will it take? Just paint. You learn by…

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When in doubt, paint dancers

There's no such thing as too many paintings of dancers. Dancing is one of the most human things we do. I'm married. But if I were single, and I met a cute girl who couldn't dance, I'll give her the evil words. You know them - "let's just be friends."…

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