Dizzy Swallows

Lately

April 26th, 2013

If things have been quiet on the this front, it is only because they are raucously abuzz elsewhere. Building frames, stretching canvas, painting, painting, painting. A few scenes that have been filling my days of late:

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Behind the Paint

July 9th, 2010 6 Comments

This week has flown by in a blissful state of temporal suspension. I have been painting. Finally. I can’t even begin to explain the simple, unadulterated joy this brings me. I will have paintings to share with you very soon (fingers crossed for next week), but in the meantime I wanted to give you a glimpse of what the preparation has been like.

As you may remember, I mentioned early on that we were finishing out the studio space upstairs. Well at long last, and through many trials and tribulations, it is done.

This is what it looked like in the early stages, after Jacob and I had taped, mudded, sanded and begun to prime.

And this is the beautiful sanctuary I now enjoy. Thanks Dad and Kris!

I take pride in the fact that my paintings are my own creation from start to finish. This means I assemble the … Continue reading

Escapes and Chili

June 20th, 2010 2 Comments
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