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Quilt Festival 2015 Report

Houston had a Quilt Festival, and it was awesome! So many wonderful works of art. The special exhibits were amazing. I took a lot of photos, some of which were more impressive than others. (Turns out it’s hard to tell the photo is blurry on the tiny screen of my camera.) This one is a […]
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It’s All in the Dress: Star Wars Costumes at the EMP

During our family trip to Seattle in September, we visited the Experience Music Project while they were hosting the Smithsonian’s Star Wars: The Power of Costume exhibition. I am a huge Star Wars nerd, of course, although my obsession pales in comparison to a few folks I know. Having so many Star Wars friends, though, […]
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Face Off: Alla Prima Portraits Live

It’s the first night of the 2015 Art of the Portrait Conference from the Portrait Society of America. Tonight was the Face Off: 15 artists, 5 models, 2.5 hours. The opportunity to watch so many master portrait artists at work was fantastic. And intimidating! Looking into the future here, I guess.  There’s a long way […]
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Desaturation and Decay

That’s the name of my latest finished work, a colored pencil illustration of wilting sunflowers. As time wilts the flowers, so too the work itself decays, as color and form fade into the stark grid on paper. I added this piece to my Illustration portfolio, striking an older work. Although most of the older works […]