Pastel and Metal Leaf Painting

Pastel and Metal Leaf Painting

This is “Santo” a pastel and silver leaf painting on Strathmore toned gray 400 series. The image is 16 x 20. I wanted the moon behind the model’s head to like a halo, plus he had such a look of innocent wonder on his face. Thanks to my beautiful...

Art Market vs Street Art

This video examines the art market in a critical, yet amusing way. Street art isn’t the first subculture to have an odd relationship with the art market. When the impressionists held their own exhibitions, outside of the Paris Salon, they changed the art world forever. But today’s art fairs make the Paris Salon look like a yard sale. So, in this age of market dominated art, has it become any easier for subcultures to maintain their integrity? Will street art hold its own or will history just keep on repeating? This is a thought-provoking and informative video series.

Man With Beard Drawing

Man With Beard Drawing

Attended a 5 day drawing workshop with David Kassan last week. This is my final 18 x 24 drawing, done with General’s charcoal pencils on Strathmore gray toned paper. The workshop was held at Sadie Valeri’s atelier in San Francisco. Finally had the chance...