Tools and Materials

Rainy day gilding

Rainy day gilding

There is steady rain falling in Brooklyn, but here inside the studio it’s raining flecks of gold leaf. I will have new paintings to share with you soon.

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Toward a sustainable studio

Toward a sustainable studio

We’re all connected to the materials and objects around us. How we interact with our environment can make a positive difference for the future we share.  Art does not have a great track record…

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Stay lines painting time lapse

Stay lines painting time lapse

In 2022, the cruise line P&O Cruises commissioned me to create two large paintings to be displayed on their newest cruise ship, the Arvia. Over two plus months of painting, Stay Lines and Shroud…

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30 seconds of gilding

30 seconds of gilding

This short video shows me applying gold leaf to one small hand-painted circle in the middle of a large canvas in my studio. The gilding size has already been applied and dried to a…

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Pale yellow circles

Pale yellow circles

Here’s a video showing the process I use when painting a pair of pale yellow circles. These are just two of the countless circles I’ll paint while working on this large gold-toned painting covering…

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Diy canvas stretchers: step one, plant a tree

Diy canvas stretchers: step one, plant a tree

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.…

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