30 seconds of gilding

https://vimeo.com/685046906

This short video shows me applying gold leaf to one small hand-painted circle in the middle of a large canvas in my studio.

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Pale yellow circles

One of many | video of Brooklyn artist Randall Stoltzfus painting a pale yellow circle freehand on a large gold-toned canvas
https://vimeo.com/634705242

Here’s a video of me painting a pair of pale yellow circles. They are two of the many circles I’ll paint while working on this large gold-toned painting covering one wall of my studio.

DIY Canvas Stretchers: Step One, Plant a Tree

Omar Stoltzfus, tree farmer, cutting Paulownia trees which will be milled into artists canvas stretcher bars
Simple Technology

I love that painting is simple technology. A blank artist’s canvas is so much less complicated than the screen you are reading this on right now. A painting is technology. But it’s knowable. …

“DIY Canvas Stretchers: Step One, Plant a Tree”

Signed, Sealed

Signed, Sealed | Randall Stoltzfus paints his signature on a completed painting
https://vimeo.com/274915878

Here’s the full 3+ minute video of me painting the signature on a new commissioned painting. Like many of the marks in each painting, the brushstrokes here required more than one layer. This clip shows the final pass with gold paint harmonizing these eight letters with a gold-toned canvas.

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One Blue Circle at a Time

One Blue Brushstroke by Randall Stoltzfus
https://vimeo.com/264675466

I’ve been working on this color saturated larger painting for a few months. The scale makes the mood-lifting color bath that much better. It’s some real studio color therapy.

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Scott Bodenner on Recycled Synthetic Canvas

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Scott Bodenner is a gifted textile designer, polymath, and friend. He trained as a hand weaver, with a degree from RISD and early on-the-job experience with a German textile mill. He has a unique …

“Scott Bodenner on Recycled Synthetic Canvas”

Sightline Time-lapse Animation

Five months of hand-painted circles on the eight foot canvas “Sightline” are compressed into these two minutes of time-lapse animation.

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