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”
This stop animation was shot as I was finishing up work on the painting “What the Thunder Said.” The video shows most of one day’s worth of work on the painting, compressed into 45 seconds.… “A Stop-Animation Experiment”
Jerry Saltz edits artist statements on Facebook. You will need a Facebook account to read the thread.
Mr. Saltz is a professional critic– he knows how to use words to set a fire. But … “Jerry Saltz edits artist statements on Facebook”
Admittedly, there is some irony when a painter who was “raised without television” has something to say about Bob Ross. But the television painting programs that I did see as a child certainly made … “On Bob Ross and Screen Resolution”
One of the first really exciting painting resources I remember discovering online was Bruce MacEvoy’s website handprint. When I was actively engaging with my limitations as a watercolor painter several years ago, his comprehensive … “Handprint”
After switching to heavy pre-primed linen several years ago, stretching new canvases (usually one of my favorite studio jobs) became difficult. I was getting little sags at the corners that refused to go away, … “Re-learning how to stretch canvas”