Notes

Questions & Answers

I often receive emails on various aspects of my creative process, interests. I receive other inquiries with questions for my opinion about various things, so I thought I’d use this space to answer and share my thoughts from time to time. I have a few replies I’ll be posting about soon. If you have a question or comments as well, […]
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Coming This Fall: Jazzmen Limited Edition Canvases

We’ll be launching limited edition canvas prints of some never released pieces this fall. This will be high-quality canvas reproductions released in less than 300 per edition. They will only be available for a limited time and will not be published in canvas edition once all product is sold. A site for purchasing these and other prints is in the […]
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Presenting “The Building Stage (Detroit)”

It’s officially completed. “The Building Stage” is  the culmination of a year of research and development. It’s the largest and the most detailed painting I’ve ever produced, measuring 4-foot by 2-foot . The idea to produce the piece came from my seeing a print ad for one of the Big Three car companies, in which several buildings from the downtown […]
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Hail, Hail, The Horns Are Here!

Here, I’ve begun to paint in the horns, the drums and bass, though I’m not sure that the bass color here is the final color of choice. Stay tuned on that one. I’ve also done a bit more tweaking on the windows though they are being experimented on as well. More to do, but we’re getting there.
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Progress…

Here’s a look at where things stand with “The Building Stage” as of  1/16/16. Players are being filled in and it’s starting to take shape. The building windows have been filled in, though there is more to do there. Once instruments are added, things will really take off. Back soon!
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Update on Detroit work

I’m well overdue on this update for the Detroit piece.  I was called away on another important art project for the better part of a month and a half. I’m now back at work on this piece and plan to have it completed very soon. At this point, I am adding filling in windows  for the buildings. One Detroit Center […]
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The Building Stage

This is the underwire sketch for one the most detailed and researched pieces I think I’ve ever done. “The Building Stage” is inspired by the great architecture of downtown Detroit. Looking forward to getting the paint mixed. More soon.
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Update on Detroit

So I last wrote about the Detroit project in March of this year. This piece will be a work featuring the jazzmen on a rooftop playing against the Motor City’s storied skyline. The reason for the delayed update is that I had to put the project aside because I wasn’t fully happy with any of the concepts I had for […]
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