Category Archives: creation process

BlackCatTips Art Workshop (makin’ bears)

While up in Clayton Georgia I did a couple all age art workshops. I taught them about street folk art and showed them how we could make a BlackCatTips Bear with a silkscreen. I talked to folks in their 70’s … Continue reading

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Drawing In Red (crayon)

I have been working on my posters for WonderRoot‘s CSA Art program. I am building up the layers on a group of 30 hand-painted posters. I started drawing and writing with a red construction crayon yesterday. I am enjoying  this project. I … Continue reading

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Getting Started (finger paintin’)

I started a new project today. This one will benefit my dog Pup. I love painting in the nice light of mid-day. I wish it would stay that way all day long. I gave my brushes a rest and decided … Continue reading

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Pelican Oh Pelican (beach folk art)

I spent thanksgiving on the gulf coast of Florida —Spent some time in Panama City. I went there as a kid but it was interesting to go back again. I think I like it better in the off-season. I don’t … Continue reading

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1000 Frames A Second (green screen shoot)

I had a very interesting experience the other day. I was asked to paint for an AT&T commercial. I walked onto this soundstage and realized this was a big deal. Lots of folks working and the walls and floor were … Continue reading

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The Morning Light (the fall air)

Ohh the fumes. The gloves and the paint and the coffee and the fumes. The air blows cool this late August morning. A fall preview. The light is different. The Earth rotating and on it’s trip round the Sun. Things … Continue reading

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Hangin’ Om (Deep Breathes)

Things have been pretty intense for me lately. It might not look like it but there are lots of things bouncing around inside of my brain. A few work their way out via my beard. I am lucky enough to … Continue reading

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Go Out – Do Stuff

It was hot outside but I wasn’t feeling so hot today. I don’t feel so well now. But I had a little unexpected art adventure that made me forget about my silly sufferings. Jonathan Mushroom was stopping by to pick … Continue reading

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Summer Art (kids and ink and a bass)

We went and spent some time with family in North Georgia. I tried to pry the nephews  away from the iPads and zombie games long enough to make some art. We painted on big rolls of paper. We painted dogs … Continue reading

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Stripes (The Unexpected)

I painted with some children. I had an idea of what I wanted to do. Some of them worked with me. Some just worked. A few walked away. The colors weren’t as I wanted. The plan wasn’t going as I … Continue reading

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