The summer of 2011 I worked on a church restoration at St. Francis De Sales Catholic church in Paducah, Kentucky. On this project I worked for Tony Kartsonas of Historic Surfaces. Also on the project were Susie Buchholz, Nick Pavlos and Jeff Wolfe. The project was about 5 months long and I was there forContinue reading “St. Francis De Sales Completed Church Restoration, Paducah, KY.”
I stayed in Chicago for a month this November and did some studies at The Palette and Chisel Academy:
I stayed busy this spring and summer with restoration work, but I did paint a little and here are some of my better sketches:
Last week I installed the two finished saint panels at St. Francis de Sales church in Paducah, Kentucky. This was a commission to do two paintings of saints for a side altar or “Remebrance Niche.”The basic idea was created by Friar Mark Joseph Costello, a Chicago based Capuchin Friar who serves as a liturgical consultantContinue reading “St. Francis De Sales Completed Panels”
I am making some progress on the two saint panels I was commissioned to paint for St.Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Paducah, KY. The ochre color surrounding the painting will eventually be painted trompe l’oiel frames. St. Francis de Sales and Saint Jane de Chantel. Each About 18 by 38 inches.
This summer I have been working on a church restoration at St. Francis de Sales Catholic church in Paducah, Kentucky. The funny photo-montage below is me posing for reference for one of two paintings I have been commissioned to paint for a small altar in the church. I was lucky and surprised to find aContinue reading “St. Francis De Sales Restoration, Paducah,Kentucky”
(Note: The Amateur Traveler links are dead as of 2020) Chris Christensen was kind enough to re-post my SE Asian painting trip blog posts on his ( much more popular ) blog. This is about the trip I took to the Indochina region to tour and paint in early 2010. He does an often extremelyContinue reading “Asian Painting Trip Posts on the Amateur Traveler Blog”
Here is some of the studies I did in 2010 at Chicago’s Palette and Chisel Club.