The needling for the new etching, “Baldur”, is nearly done. Executed under a magnifying lens, much of the drawing is done with stipple or tightly controlled hatch marks. In etching, the plate having been covered with a very thin acid resistant ground can be scratched so densely that to […]

Baldur Etching Plate Nearly Done

  I have just transferred this image to a small copper plate 5” x 3” and have begun needling it. It will be the jack in my suit of cat cards, As in earlier face cards for this suit, there is a central figure surrounded by fairy minions, an iconic […]

Study for the New Etching – “Baldur”

  “Skirmish” – 5” x 3” – hard-ground etching

New Etching

  I’m getting my entry ready for the Blackbird-Raven-Crow Exhibit at the Wilson Gallery in Kendallville Indiana.  The opening is on Friday August the 29th from 5:00 – 9:00.  Check out the link at:

New Etching: Exodus

  Just finished this new pastel.  I like to include a range of finishes in my work, areas which are highly refined like the hands and ankles can be made more visually potent by contrasting them with areas that are more gestural like the dress, drapes or walls.  The challenge […]

The Model – 40” x 30”– pastel

  I recently finished this new pastel.  I collect small objects and use them as subjects for still life paintings that are part of the Small World series.  Typically I will bring out pieces that I am interested in arranging and set them on a table next to me.  One […]

Backstage at the Small World Theater, 40” x 30”

  I am pleased to announce that my work, Oberon, a small 5” x 3” hard-ground etching has been accepted by for this exhibition. Oberon, the king of the faeries, sits surrounded by his subjects and familiars as well as numerous artifacts of a quasi alchemical nature.  Note the armillary […]

The Louisville Art Association National Juried Fine Art Show

  I was very pleased to receive a second place prize in this year’s Elkhart Art League Exhibition for this etching of my dog Jack. Jack was a great dog,  Here he is in a characteristic position, tail wagging away like mad, always eager to please, I adopted him from […]

The Elkhart Art League Annual Exhibition