Thursday, July 23, 2009

New Magazine Article Posted on the Web

My latest article for Art Calendar magazine is now on the web! Check out Judge and Jury: What to Expect When Entering Art Shows, for insight and tips from top judges.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Photos from today's video shoot




Today video shoot went very well, and I'm thrilled with the results of today's work. The finished video should be available for distribution in about 6 weeks, and I'm already recieving calls and emails from people pre-ordering copies at $29.95 each. This is a photo of the finished seascape that I painted in the video.






This is Trish of Video Specialties checking camera placement and lighting.


Todd of Video Specialties in the sound room, controlling cameras and mixing while filming.



This is me, just getting started with the initial flat washes on the painting. Two of my closest friends, Kelly Landrum-Hammell and Susanne Vicknair, came to the studio and helped me with direction, traffic, and with other production tasks. Additionally, Kelly did my make-up and hair, and Susanne operated the still camera. I don't know what I would have done without them!






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My practice video, painting clouds and sky

I've just finished filming my art instruction video today! The next step is editing, and it should be ready for retail distribution by the end of August. In the meantime, here's a short little video I made last week showing how to paint clouds and sky in watercolor....

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