Archive for September, 2010



After The Bridge closed down, Kirk Richards kindly offered to continue his class out of his home. Since we don’t have a model come to his house, we bring unfinished paintings and try to finish them. This was a painting I started months ago, and the never quite knew what to do with it. We added a few touches and made it more of a painting rather than a portrait.

I’ll be working on it more during our next class, but I love the way it’s looking so far.

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Abstract Triptych

It’s been a long time coming, but I finally finished this triptych last night. Hoping to get them up on the wall this week.

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During the summer, I started teaching some children’s art classes. Now that the school year has started, I only have two students and they’ve been working on a self portrait for the last few weeks.

Melanie finished hers this week, and for an 8 year old, I think it’s awesome.

Melanie and Her Self Portrait

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Last painting from The Bridge

A few weeks ago, The Bridge, where I was attending school, closed down. Sad day for everyone. Fortunately, we ended on a really cool pose. I didn’t get a chance to finish it, but I’ll start working on it at home and try to make it a completed painting.

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