The Fallen, An Allegorical Tale

The Fallen, An Allegorical Tale

My final painting of the year has been one that was started in early 2016 and finally completed this past month. Although I had the two main characters down, I didn't settle on what symbolic…

Symbolism Behind The Venerated Virgin

As some people may know, a lot of my paintings, particularly the larger religious paintings incorporate more than meets the eye. My artistic influence for these paintings originates with my interest in Salvadore Dali. He…

The Youngest Bridesmaid

The Message Behind “The Youngest Bridesmaid”

On the surface of my latest painting, "The Youngest Bridesmaid", 30x24, Oil on Panel, it looks innocent enough. It shows two little girls in gowns on a special occasion. At the foot of the youngest child…

Completion of ‘The Doll Maker from Cabo’

Last week I wrote about my journey painting my latest portrait, "The Doll Maker from Cabo". This week I'll continue my thoughts as I completed the portrait.  Progress shots appeared on my Facebook Fan Art Page…

The Doll Maker from Cabo

The Making of ‘The Doll Maker From Cabo’

Recently I finished my painting, "The Doll Maker from Cabo".  It's an oil painting on Belgian Linen Canvas, 30x24.  I posted progress shots on my Facebook page but I thought you may be interested in my thought…

Just Posing as an Artist

I have read that models posing live for an artist are a must for every artist.  Those who paint from photos are sometimes frowned upon in the art community and are deemed as a 'lesser' or inferior…

Collecting Fine Art – May Not Be An…

I'm finding out more and more that Facebook may be a great place for marketing artwork but it may not be a place for Fine Art Collectors or buyers.  There are a lot of fine art admirers (who…