Turn Up The Noise

posted in: Painting | 7

You are in a popular and loud restaurant with an exuberant bar crowd and  Bose speakers situated on the ceiling above your table. You lean forward to pick out the gist of  a conversation. You employ all your senses, lip … Continued

The 1000 Year Old Wedgie

posted in: Painting | 6

The year is 1120. You are a poet, painter, and imperial court officer.  Imagine you are looking for a composition for your ink on silk landscape. You will be decorating a handheld fan. Philosophical principles oblige you to find a … Continued

Embracing Traditions, Changing Materials

posted in: Painting | 2

Let’s travel through time to make a compare and contrast study. I will  compare technologies, surfaces and materials and see how contemporary artists have adopted traditional design models. Let’s begin by traveling back and forth between the 1600s and today. … Continued