An Art Trip Through Southwestern France

Join me as I travel from Toulouse through the villages and towns of the Quercy region — the Lot River Valley.  We’ll stop in St. Martin, Monpazier, Castelfranc, Cahors, Sarlat, Les Arques (location of the book From Here You Can’t See Paris), St. Cirq...

A Favorite Pastel Painting Technique

Here’s a little video I just made talking about one of my favorite pastel techniques.  You won’t see this in all of my paintings because sometimes it just doesn’t happen.  I’ve come to realize that the type of brush I use for the underpainting...

Finishing the Painting

 I must admit that I made a mistake on this video.  I said “You’re working from light to dark” when I actually meant the reverse.  With pastels, you work from dark to light.  In my defense, I was in the heat of the painting moment….  When...