I don’t paint for “Fun”

Recently I did a little challenge on Facebook involving artists from around the world. It was not for money or any sort of prize, no fame or glory, no accolades from the high end galleries on 5th Avenue. It was artists on every level taking part in something just for fun. The response was good,…

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Heavy Metal Thunder

Not the normal sound one hears as they paint the countryside. I would like to think I am a very cautious man. For instance, in the world of power tools I always use every precaution and if a safety device is not functioning I will just not use it. I always wear a seat belt,…

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Too many Fires

You into  “Buzz Words?”  What is it that everyone in the world is trying to be a master of anymore? Multitasking! In these days and times if you are not proficient at doing many things at once it seems like you are being left behind, or at least I feel that way. In this rat…

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Finding Shortcuts

I love shortcuts, if I can find a way to somewhere that is quicker than the regular route, I usually take it. In this world  of convenience stores and the microwave, time is everything. I think mankind has been trying to find shortcuts to thing since the beginning of time. Now this I am assuming,…

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Is it Jealousy?

People deal with jealousy all the time, it’s a rare bird who isn’t affected in some manner by this affliction. A lot of times we cite what we do in life as a bit strange. I’ve used animals as an example at times, “animals don’t do it, why do we.” But here, even animals are…

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Being the Best

I don’t know about you, but many times I will look at something I’ve painted and be really happy with it, then I could come back a day or two later, maybe even a week or two and wonder to myself, “what was I thinking”, or “who am I trying to kid”. Really there is…

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