Art

Where To Buy (And Not To Buy) Professional Art Supplies

Where To Buy (And Not To Buy) Professional Art Supplies

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How To Construct A Painting Cradle

How To Construct A Painting Cradle

This post is a step by step tutorial on how to construct a painting cradle. A painting cradle is the wood bars that support your canvas.  Are You Ready to Start Building Your Own Canvases? Awesome! I am SO stoked for you! I really hope […]

How To Stretch Canvases

How To Stretch Canvases

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How To Prime Canvases

How To Prime Canvases

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Before You Start Painting: Do’s and Don’ts

Before You Start Painting: Do’s and Don’ts

Hey there! Today I have some tips and tricks to help you prep your canvases before you paint. Taking a bit of caution and a few minutes to make sure your canvas is ready can really go a long way.  Before I get into things, […]

Oregon Dawn

Oregon Dawn

Oregon Dawn, 2016 Acrylic on raw canvas, 24″ x 36″ Oregon Dawn is an acrylic painting on unprimed canvas. The bright, saturated palette reflects the dawn breaking through the pine trees. This work aims to capture the exceptional beauty of Oregon cloudscapes, and the natural wonders […]

Silver Falls

Silver Falls

Acrylic on unprimed canvas, 48″ x 36″ Silver Falls is an acrylic painting on unprimed canvas. Silver Falls is one of many waterfall hikes in the Pacific Northwest. This painting captures the beauty of one of ten striking waterfalls along the Silver Falls trail. This […]

Anticipation

Anticipation

Anticipation, 2015 Acrylic paint and ink pencils on canvas, collaged onto birch panel, 24″ x 24″ Anticipation is a collage of acrylic painting on canvas adhered to a panel.  The collage began as an abstract painting, undergoing a repetitive process of painting, writing, erasing, and re-painting. The […]