Keep Earth Beautiful, Process Waste Water before Dumping

January 14, 2019

Acrylic waste water contains pigments that are harmful to the environment. Rinsing brushes in the sink deposits the pigments in our rivers, lakes and oceans. Dump your waste water in a bucket in your studio and every week or so process the paint solids out. I learned how to do this from the Golden website.…

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How to Draw the Minor Sixth

December 31, 2018

My interest in geometric drawing has led me to harmonographic patterns. My attempt to draw the minor sixth ratio, seen in the book Quadrivium, is documented in the drawings below.

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multicolored pyramid with sun like circle on top

Concerning the Spiritual in Art

December 17, 2018

On Paintings for the Future by Hilma af Klint.

As an artist I like commissions. Executing a work for an excited client brings me joy. Knowing I’ll be paid gives me a sense of security. Installing the painting in their home saves me the storage problem. But what about commissions from another world? Spirits don’t pay, not in earthly currency anyway.

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charcoal drawing of donkey, my spirit animal

Spirit Animal – An Artist’s Dream

July 13, 2018

As an artist in my daily practice I am committed to paying attention to metaphysical background of the so-called real world.

One way that I do this is by keeping a dream journal. Recently I sent a message to the universe asking for help in finding my spirit animal.

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