Tag Archives: color

Internal Scaffolding

I’ve been doing these funny little sketches at night on these small square panels that my friend Arista Alanis gave me. I rarely do quick paintings, but I’m enjoying the spontaneity, and exploratory quality of them. I’ve been drawing these … Continue reading

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Hirst

  I had this idea a couple weeks ago, that I would write Damien Hirst a letter asking if he would send me one of his spot paintings so I could then use it as a ground for one of … Continue reading

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A Josef Albers moment

Currently the Vermont Studio Center is shut down for the holiday. We tend to use this time to maintain the buildings here, and I’ve been giving a lot of rooms a fresh coat of paint. While cutting into the corners … Continue reading

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White Wash

I’ve been white washing over paintings lately.  It’s not a decision I make ahead of time though, and it feels somewhat frightening as I’m doing it.  The process of doing it isn’t like painting a wall with a roller, I … Continue reading

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New Colors

For as long as I’ve painted in oil I’ve stuck to a really simple pallet of six colors and white. I think I’ve had a certain stubbornness towards understanding color better by limiting my pallet and mixing everything. But recently, … Continue reading

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Knees

I did this drawing yesterday. Overlapping the figures seems a little arbitrary.  Like the placement and poses are unrelated, maybe too random.  I still like the way it looks, but originally I was planning on editing them out to turn … Continue reading

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New Space

So I started at the Vermont Studio Center yesterday.  It was nice to move into a new large space.  It reminded me of how I like working big, and made me realize that my recent scaling down in the size … Continue reading

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