Why I Paint on Canvas Panels

I do a lot of plein air painting and stretched canvases don’t fit the need. I carry everything I need to do a painting—paints, brushes, paper towels, brush cleaner, and panels to paint on—in a backpack. By necessity, plein air paintings are usually smaller than paintings done in a studio, because we also have toContinue reading “Why I Paint on Canvas Panels”

Painting What I Know

There are lots of schools of thought about art, what good art is, how to make good art, and lots more. I took courses in painting, drawing, photography, and design when I was in college, and I tried to apply what I’d learned about Impressionist art to my own paintings. I didn’t impress myself withContinue reading “Painting What I Know”