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The Premier

The anticipation is over, the animation is complete.  After almost two months of work and many technical hurdles I can finally say that I am feeling good about the results.  It’s been a learning process to say the least.  I’d … Continue reading

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Studio Visit

I’m in the new issue of Studio Visit.  Studio Visit is a series of juried artists books published by Open Studio Press – the same people who do New American Paintings. Volume 14 just came out and I’m on page … Continue reading

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Splayed

This painting was rushed.  My studio time has been cut back lately, mostly because I’m trying to finish this animation.  I thought I’d give the beef heart another shot tonight, by doing a cross section of it, but I really … Continue reading

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Missed Connections

I google my name on a periodic basis, I find it interesting to think about what my online identity is.  I sometimes end up finding unexpected things.  Today I re-found this, which was something I knew about, but had kind … Continue reading

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Beef Heart

It feels a little strange walking to and from the studio at night with a cow heart in my back pack.  This is the first attempt at working from it.

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629 Frames Later

Finally, I’ve taken all the images for the upcoming animation.  I’ve shot 629 frames, and after uploading them to my computer I’m getting a first glimpse into what this thing is going to look like.  It’s funny, in first writing … Continue reading

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Empty

I decided to call it quits this evening after hitting a wall.  After stepping out of my jump suit and paint shoes I gathered my things and turned around to find my painting outfit like this. I thought, this is … Continue reading

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Making Meat Move

A quick shot of things in process…

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Inspiration

This evening I drove out to the Vermont Studio Center to see an artist talk by David Kapp.  He’s a New York painter who’s work I’ve found interesting due to his ability to walk between representation and abstraction (although it … Continue reading

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Radio

Working on an animation is very long and boring.  Hours go by, and when I decide to stop it feels like I’ve done nothing because I can’t really see my progress; I only see one frame at a time.  This … Continue reading

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