Nice Things People Say

I receive amazing emails every day from people who’ve commissioned, gifted or been gifted with paintings. Now, there’s one place for all of these great stories to live.


After finishing my Day of the Dead portrait series last week, I’ve begun in earnest to complete all my orders for Christmas. Not that I don’t love skulls, but it’s nice to have a change of pace. And it’s really nice to be painting pooches again.


Earlier this week, quietly, and without fanfare, I finished the last painting in my Dia de Los Muertos series. It has been a wonderful project – one that has introduced me to more than a hundred new clients, stretched my imagination, improved my craft, and resulted in many late nights, empty bottles and hand cramps. […]

Artistic License

One unique thing about my little art business is that I rarely meet my clients. Like, never. So often the only link I have between the person and their finished painting is the photo that they send me to work from. I always ask people to send their favorite photos because obviously, if it’s a […]


I paint on Yupo paper, exclusively. The most convenient way for me to buy it – and store it – is in pads of 11×14″ sheets. So, for each sheet I can get (1) 8×10″, (1) 5×7″ and a little scrap of 4×5″ paper. Up until now, all those 4×5″ scraps have gone into a […]