What's it like to paint outside for a year? Here it is, by the numbers...
57 value sketches
26 paintings sold
120 minutes per painting
27,000 minutes spent painting =
450 hours spent painting =
19 straight days spent painting....read more
The daydream goes something like this: sitting back and relaxing in your comfy studio chair with a big cup of coffee; planning out your next masterpiece while an assistant ships paintings off to galleries all over the world and then heads to the bank to cash big checks...
The dream always was, and still is, to be an artist.
If I think about what that ideal life looks like, I daydream and envision myself with my painting gear, set up next to a perfectly still pond on a beautiful fall day. My dog Ruby is by my side and my wife’s lounging in a camping chair reading a book. I’m so lost in the spirit of the place and busy capturing the amazing light that at first I don’t see...