As part of my daily duties of opening up the paint department where I work, I have to clean out the nozzles on the paint machines with a straightened paper clip. I decided to see what would happen if I randomly cleaned my paper clip on one side of the paper towel then folded it together. It came out like a strange face nearly every time… I thought this one looked like a monkey. You can read whatever you want to into these things and it’s interesting to imagine what… Read more Paint Blots →
In April of 2017 I began work on a mural project for First Presbyterian Church in Danville Illinois. Since First Presbyterian is my home church I was greatly honored to be asked to do this project. This is the first part of the series of murals I’m painting and is a work in progress. I will be updating the images as I work on it. The next series will be about the Day of Pentecost which occurred 50 days after Easter.
Danville Illinois has always been a place of amazing culture. If you live here you may not even be aware of it, but our town is the birthplace of historical… Read more Culture Shock Weekend Mural →
I recently started a series of painting about vaping. Three years ago I overcame a 12 year battle with smoking and vaping has allowed me to participate in a much healthier alternative. Here is the first painting of the series of which I plan to create more. I created this painting for The Chuckin’ Clouds Vape Shop in Tilton Illinois. It is acrylic on canvas and measures 38 1/2″x 38 7/8″. All of the guys at Chuckin’ Clouds have given me great service and do a fantastic job of educating… Read more The Vape Series →
There are many times when I mix a can of paint at work and end up creating a pretty amazing “accidental” work of art. Here is an example below: The… Read more Paint Can Art →
About a year and a half ago I started painting with acrylic paints on raw plywood. The paint almost acted like stain on the wood. I was interested in following… Read more Plywood Paintings →
I decided it would be a good idea to give people insight on how to best enjoy this site. So many artist websites just seem like online business cards. I… Read more Updates and How to Use This Site →
Many people have been asking me to put my work out there on the web so here it is. I’ll be adding much more to this in future so hang… Read more Time to put my work out there. →