I can’t take good photos of the moon…some things just have to be experienced, not necessarily captured in a photo…i did want to share the beautiful view of the moon rising over the valley in Soledad Etla. It was breathtaking. It’s going to be a perfect night for watching the #eclipse.
I love to visit the cities, but I also enjoy the small towns and countryside. Here are a few photos from my morning walks in Soledad, Etla, Mexico.
the people of Oaxaca enjoy a snack, called chaupalines (grasshoppers). they are roasted with chili and lime. over the 5 years of visiting Mexico, I have not been able to aquire a taste for them; until now.
something switched with my taste buds, and now they are so delicious, I could eat a whole bag of them (like popcorn)!
it just goes to show that people change, and don’t be afraid to try something again…even when it didn’t work for you the first tries.
no se como describir este lugar maravilloso. el mercado de animales. había vacas, cerdos, caballos, chivas, borregos, guajolotes, pollos, conejos. en camiones y con carretas de caballos. un foto. no puede compartir la experiencia… para artista es cielo! mucho inspiración para cuadros.
US Route 62 goes through some beautiful parts of Kentucky’s Bluegrass region. The long views of fences, barns and horses, running in the fields are spectacular.
I wanted to capture that feeling with my latest woodcut.
If you’d like one of these hand pulled woodcuts (and also support my work!) you can order one through my online gallery, or with the button below
it’s been 10 years since I’ve thrown a pot. I wondered if it is like riding a bike. will I remember how to do it? we are having an #emptybowls fundraiser for the food bank in our community next month, so i gave it a try. my first attempt passed for a bowl!
If you watch me on Instagram, I share short, 12 second stories that disappear after 24 hours. Here are 3 recent ones that I made.
I made a short video of Old Washington’s recent: Arts of all sorts. The video was LIVE, so it’s a little bit shaky and I did do any editing, but it takes you into the moment of visiting our little village during an art activity. I’m so lucky to be a part of such a creative community. Thanks everyone for making it possible!
If you don’t have the time to watch the whole video, here are a few photos of the video’s highlights.
June 21st, 2018 was our 10th monthly artZINE in Barboursville, WV. Our theme was – THE LONGEST DAY. We met outdoor at Barboursville Park, so the weather was not ideal, still we had a good turnout, and a great time. Here are the pages. Click any of the images (or right here) to see/download/print all the pages from the zine (including 10 different hand painted covers).
If you’d like to download and print your own copy of the zine, a printable PDF of the zine here: https://1drv.ms/b/s!AtHTtTOFjtUTpSayhPHharQKTZvA
Thanks everyone for participating! July’s artZINE will be in Sandy Hook, KY. We are still waiting to confirm the date and location.
My studio is in an interesting part of Cincinnati. It overlooks the business district and the historic neighborhood, Over-The-Rhine. If I ever need inspiration I just look out the window
There is so much in one view, i can’t fit it all into one sketch.
Here’s my sketch of downtown. I like the contrast between the old church in the foreground and the modern towers in the background.
Over-The-Rhine is unique because of the concentration of old buildings in an urban space. Recently, filmmakers have started coming to OTR to use as a set for New York City in the early 1900s.
The crown jewel of the neighborhood is the newly renovated, Music Hall: featured in the middle of this sketch.
I’ll probably use these sketches as a study for a woodcut(s). There is so much interesting geometry (and all the windows!!!) it would be awesome to print.
If you would like to visit my studio, it will be open to the public this Friday from 6-10pm. The 8 story warehouse is filled with over 200 art studios to explore. This opportunity only comes once a month. More info here: Pendleton Art Center-Cincinnati.