I am an instructor at the Academy of Realist Art Boston and professional artist. Since the pandemic began we had to find a way to keep the school going while everyone was home safe. I am currently the head instructor for The Academy of Realist Art's Online Program. I also teach various in-person and online workshops/ webinars. More information can be found out by clicking this link

I am aslo teaching a webinar workshop at Winslow Art Center.

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Old Masters' Methods Meet Modern Glazing (Online); Saturdays, July 24- August 21, 2021

When I was in my early 20's, I was self taught. I knew that there was so much that I didnt know and knew that my

I spent years studying the science of painting, I would make my paint by hand almost everyday.

I even went so far as to make my own pigments! I admit that materials are somewhat of an obession but my first love is always making meaningful work that speaks to me. I feel that it is our duty as artists to add our own link to the chain of tradition and pass on the information that we have ammassed over a lifetime as visual artists to the next generation.

Do You Teach Private Lessons?

Yes, I actually do! You can find out more information by contacting me here.

What About Aestetic?

I believe that beauty exists in nature as a primordial expression of the central generating power at the root of existence. All things exist according to their own nature, the universe is governed by laws and principles with integrity. I try my best to paint in a way that illustrates what I feel about the Good and the beautiful.

Why did you choose to be an artist?

That's a pretty tough question to answer. I know it personally took me a lot of soul searching to really figure out a good answer to that question. My conclusion was that I felt that it was difficult to relate or communicate with people at a deep unspoken level. A painting needs no words to communicate a message. Although, I think great art is meant to be contemplated to ascertain the deeper hidden meaning, much like the great symbols found throughout history. It is the viewer who unlocks the mysteries. I aspire to do paintings that have substance fueled technical prowess that can create a unique experience for the viewer to look deeper into the painting but also themselves.

What materials do you use?

I primarily us two companies because I love their supplies and I believe that they have the greatest mission to provide us ( the artists) with the highest quality materials an affordable price.

Trekell Art Supplies: Brushes and panels

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Rublev Colours: Oil Paint, Mediums, Varnishes

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Click below to bookmark my events!

Tight Rendering Alla Prima Demo Friday at 10AM PDT

The Artist's Integrity: How You Use it Matters Saturday 11AM PDT

Skin Tones: Lessons From The Old Masters Sunday 10 AM PDT

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