Sifting Krill

The NFT learning curve continues... Crypto Wallet Synchronization & Minting I am very unaware of how this issue came to be, but while trying to mint my drawing "Sifting Krill" I ran into some issues... This NFT was minted on Rarible.com at 8:47 June 02 2021. If you go to my activity log and scroll the... Continue Reading →

Black Drops Go & My NFT Learning Curb

Black Drops Go was my first minted item in the crypto space. I went on Rarible, with a sweet portfolio, and started in on my new adventure. I minted Black Drops Go as a 1/1. It was kind of a practice piece for me to feel out how the process works. I uploaded my design... Continue Reading →

Digital Postage – A New NFT Series

The Digital Postage Series Basics: I have created a new NFT series I'm calling "Digital Postage". This is in honor of my grandfathers extensive global stamp collection. When I first started to understand NFT's, and the thought behind creating NFT art, I couldn't help but to think of stamps and the value of collectable items... Continue Reading →

The Work Behind My Work

I have found a new love for color pencil drawing. For a very long time all of my drawings were always black and white. I used mostly pen or pencil. I find that I also really enjoy drawings with oil pastel, but do not do so as often as I would like. However, as of... Continue Reading →

The Constant Price Flux in Art

Making a sale is hands-down one of the most satisfying things about creating art. The moment that someone is willing to pay money for a painting, drawing, or creation you made is simply justification that your not the only one who loves what you do. Often Times, I try and price my work to sell... Continue Reading →

Black & White … with Color

Black and white paintings create a mood. In my opinion, the lack of color in a work reverts all stimulation to subject matter. The challenge in painting without color then becomes the ability to project the desired mood. This three canvas painting was made with acrylic and oil. In my work I rarely do black... Continue Reading →

Finding The Line

After working on a current drawing, for roughly an hour and a half last night, I finally backed off and took a look at the picture from a distance. It took me a minute, but then I finally saw the line work. About two and a half inches by three; a cluster of carefully drawn... Continue Reading →

Subtleties In Nature

Photographing nature can have many different approaches. It is often difficult to for me to capture exactly what I am experiencing in an image. However, in the moment, I find snapping away can be the best way to catch subtleties in nature. In this brief morning moment I was impressed with the differences in contrast... Continue Reading →

Finding Inspiration

My paintings are meant to provoke thought and emotion through visual stimulation. Finding key ingredients to creating the desired stimulation is what can be most challenging. Personally, artistic inspirations are most often perceived threw natural unexpected surprises. In my work, I tend to overlay a natural world with the man-made one that we have created. I find it fascinating how they... Continue Reading →

Composing Multi Canvas Symphonies

I imagine art that makes me feel but doesn't allow me to think. It's a very hard destination to reach. Most of my abstract works begin without a final product in mind. This approach is best used in multiple canvas situations. I have created paintings that have several of the same size canvases, and paintings... Continue Reading →

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