Forget the Axeman – It’s Finished When I Say It’s Finished

The holidays are here in full force, but I’ll admit that my head is more in the studio than in wrapping packages.  I’ll get the packages wrapped in time, I know, but it’ll be a last minute rush because something happened – a good thing – in the studio. Of course, each good thing is balanced by something else, and yesterday it was balanced by … Continue reading Forget the Axeman – It’s Finished When I Say It’s Finished

A Note on Technique

Last time I posted a photo of a recent painting, “Map of the Elusive Waterway,” and it generated a couple of questions about my technique. Did I have a plan when I started a painting?  Did I just throw the paint on and see what happened? I think any abstract artist might be asked similar questions.  Anyone who thinks Jackson Pollock’s drip or action paintings … Continue reading A Note on Technique