The “Chadlet” Painting

HERE’S A PAINTING I found, inspired by the 2000 Pres­i­den­tial Elec­tion. One of the few times I’ve painted totally from my gut and head. “Chadlet”. Yep, remem­ber the issues Florida expe­ri­enced with their bal­lots? It was on the news for days on end. This acrylic piece depicts the one that they missed dur­ing cleanup It’s been “dim­pled”, per­haps “hanging”…

New Video on “DianeTV” — Creating Small Paintings

NEW! The first of a two part movie on YouTube. Part 1, describes the project, con­cept­ing, and all the prepa­ra­tion done before paint­ing. It is a com­mis­sioned job with two small paint­ings and how I go about plan­ning. Part 2 com­ing soon, will be about how I approach the paint­ing exe­cu­tion, color mix­ing and fin­ish of the two paint­ings. The…