I love the holidays. Christmas, man. It’s really the best. My birthday is two days after Jesus. I jump in the frigid Atlantic Ocean for good luck nearly every New Year’s Eve. And in 2010, I finally actualized my potential and became an artist in practice, not just in word. International Food Day, an annual […]Read more "International Food Day Returns!"
I had every intention of painting young Roosevelt Franklin in 2015, as one of my estimated 50, but shucks, sometimes it all comes together. I painted this in a matter of a couple hours yesterday morning. Unofficially, Rosie here is the 53rd Muppet painted in my ongoing series. You can pick this critter up here. […]Read more "MUPPET FRMONDAY: Roosevelt Franklin"
It’s been a while, but Muppet Monday returns! (Yes, today is Tuesday.) This is a 16×20″ acrylic on canvas portrait of Sesame Street’s lovable, if not under-appreciated, handyman duo of Sully and Biff. I have a lofty goal to paint 50 new Muppets in 2015, and I already know it’s never happen. In 2013, I […]Read more "MUPPET MTUESDAY! Sully & Biff (16×20)"
The Punch-Out paintings were never intended to remain as-is, but after I published the midpoint images last month, I had the horrible problem of people asking to buy them. So I left them to be, not quite as creative as I intended, and moved onto the next thing… the next thing being this interpretation of […]Read more "Rampage Royal Court"
Practicing for some other work I want to get into. I’ve had Copic markers for years and never used them. Also have a bunch of nice mixed media paper. Nice and heavy. I’d like to make some ink washes to put both of these materials to good use.Read more "Alfred Hitchcock Sketch"
I’ve submitted a few pieces into an art show to be held during March and April in New Jersey. The deadline was yesterday, so I squeaked in at the last possible moment, never finding the time to get’er done in the two months I’ve known about this exhibit. And when I finally got around to […]Read more "Artist’s Statement"
Visit my Etsy shop for Muppet paintings, New York City Pantone maps, and more. And in the shilly spirit of the day, here’s a random NJ portrait of my friend, Kevin Smith.Read more "Black Friday Madness!"