“Indian Summer” Acrylic workshop SAC (Oct 2018)

The leaves are changing and so is the color palette!  Fall is around the corner and the lazy summer days are almost over.  A beautiful characteristic of the changing of seasons are the fiery colors of fall.  So let’s heat up our color palette!  “Indian Summer” offers an opportunity to rejuvenate your color sense with […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic workshop SAC (June 2018)

This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting.  In […]

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“Encaustic In-Depth: Beyond Black & White” Encaustic workshop SAC (Feb 2018)

Learning encaustic is a little like taming a horse.  It is beautiful, wild and in a split second it gets out of control.  The key to successful encaustic art is understanding the subtleties of the wax and harnessing its natural potential.  When art is forced, the outcome is unbalanced.  When you speak the language of […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic workshop SAC (Feb 2018)

This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting.  In […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic workshop Nov

This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting.  In […]

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“Encaustic In Depth: Beyond Black & White” Encaustic workshop SAC (Oct 2018)

Learning encaustic is a little like taming a horse.  It is beautiful, wild and in a split second it gets out of control.  The key to successful encaustic art is understanding the subtleties of the wax and harnessing its natural potential.  When art is forced, the outcome is unbalanced.  When you speak the language of […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic workshop Sept

This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in order to achieve depth in a landscape painting.  In […]

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“Emergence” Art Show

My new collection of large scale encaustic artwork is on display at the Sacramento Board of Supervisors Chambers through January 2018 HERE IS A PREVIEW OF WHAT IS HANGING: Artwork available for viewing whenever the chambers are in session. The chambers are located inside of the County Administration Center at 700 H Street, Suite 1450, Sacramento, CA […]

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“Upstream” Art Show & Reception

Please join me at my art reception at Watts Winery! Saturday July 15th 1pm – 4pm “Upstream” features a collection of my acrylic paintings that I’ve created specifically for my art classes.  Even though I’ve always seen this work as instructional it’s about time that they’re all hung together in one place! Come check out my skycapes, clouds and […]

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“Delta Abstracts” Acrylic Workshop (April)

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL (will be repeated on July 1st) This 1-day acrylic workshop will highlight the relationship of core compositional elements between landscapes and abstracts. We will focus on creating a simple semi-abstract Delta landscape using a limited color palette through step-by-step exercises.  Glazing and layering techniques using opaque and transparent colors will be covered in […]

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