I read in the paper that Neil Peart passed away at 67 of brain cancer. His drumming was explosive, his lyrics transformed the band’s songs as a storyteller, creating elaborate songs such as Tom Sawyer and Xanadu. Watching him play is a musical experience. My admiration for the trio, inspired me to paint 2112 back... Continue Reading →
In 2016, I made a trip to Europe with my wife. I had never been to Paris and either had my daughter, now living in Europe, so we met there. It was a great trip! We saw many of the sights you'd expect to see in Paris including Notre Dame. We had sat on the... Continue Reading →
I am really excited about this canvas. And for a couple of reasons. To start with, this piece and I have been on a journey. I struggled with this canvas. It sat on the aisle for months and months. I did not like where it was going, I had start over with some aspects of... Continue Reading →
My 2112 Rush painting and the question on artistic liberties.Some time ago, back in 2015, I finished a painting on canvas I titled 2112. It was my tribute to Rush a great rock band hailed from Canada....
Over the years, I have been working on my technique. Play with textures, shadows and colors. Only with painting can you improve painting. When it comes to rock paintings I have done as late, I really believe some of my best work is this painting here of Freddy and The Edge I did earlier. I... Continue Reading →
Every new place we visit, I try to find that perfect place to paint. Last year I made a trip to England with my wife to visit my daughter and take in some new sites. While in England, I found that perfect place to paint. Windsor Castle. Such a magnificent and beautiful castle with a... Continue Reading →
He inspired so many more than just myself. My completed canvas, inspired from a concert, is my tribute to the legendary Tom Petty.
I am a HUGE Civil War buff. My guest room is themed and I have been to Gettysburg on multiple occasions. I have a friend who shares this passion as I covered here. I finally found some time to do a new one on the Union side. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain! He was an American college professor from... Continue Reading →