Artist Diary

Blog about my experiences and exploration in art and art making

  • Printing an Etching – the Intaglio Process
    This video is a detail instructional video on how to print from an etched plate.  The process is called “Intaglio” which is a process where the image is produced from […]
  • Bonsai Drawing Series – Perception
    Perception is a subject studied by Philosophers and Artist throughout the ages.  Maurice Merleau-Ponty in his book ‘Phenomenology of Perception’ writes how Perception is the background of experience.  Artist looks […]
  • Bonsai Drawing Series – Types of Drawing
    In this video I discuss the 3 types of Bonsai drawings; Symbolic, Imaged and Descriptive. The video uses a Femina Juniper Bonsai as our ‘model’ and discusses the method for […]
  • Video Blog – Developing a Etching Plate
    An overview of my studio practice for an etching.
  • Socal Papa Interview
    This is an Interview by Diane Pendergast from the SocalPapa Pleinair painting group for an upcoming online show of Back Bay and OC Parks . Each year there is a […]


A collection of critiques through out out the years of my art groups work.

  • Art Critique January 2015
    It’s been a few months since I wrote a blog about our critiques, so in good old fashion New Year resolution making, I rededicated myself to this effort.  We are […]
  • Art Critique May 2014
    May’s critique welcomed two new members and of course they contributed wonderfully with the group.  Much of what we presented and talked about was our community with the world around […]
  • Art Critique March 2014
    This month we had a very eclectic group of art which often provoke the greatest amount of discussion, especial focused on art making and processes.  All participates seem to draw […]
  • Art Critique Feburary 2014
    We had six attendees this month that included a wide variety of media and styles. Ron presented three beachscapes (about a quarter sheet size), based on some plein-air painting on […]
  • Art Critique January 2014
    This month critique focused on volume, mood and the painted picture dialog.  It was a great way to start the New Year out and a way to keep the creative […]

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