Why Boxes

Why Boxes

It all starts with boxes.  In my many years of painting (over 40) and nearly as many teaching, I have discovered what 90% of the artists I worked with (and...
Why Ribbons

Why Ribbons

Ribbons teach us how to draw and/or paint everything that's organic.  Things that twist, roll over, bend, fold....all those amorphous shapes that we encounter...
Hints  for Oils

Hints for Oils

Mediums - the most misunderstood word in oil painting.  There are 3 components we use when painting in oils.  All 3 are often referred to as "mediums"....