I Want to Learn Welding

One of the other artists I’ve been visiting with lately is Julie Burnham, who is a welder; and welding is something I’ve desperately wanted to learn for decades now.  I want to combine incongruous things to make a wonderful new whole.  I want to make junk into art! Julie obviously … continue reading

Carousel Horse

SOLD Enough of the quiet projects, like drawing.  Back to the hammer, and pounding in a bunch of nails.  I don’t know why it is, but there’s something about pounding the nails that’s incredibly soothing. This time, I decided to try something entirely new with them.  Since a carousel horse … continue reading

My Sis the Guinea Pig

On a whim, I had the bright idea to try something I’ve never attempted before.  (Using colored pencils to draw a real person, I mean.)  Well, to be truthful, I’m totally clueless about what to do with colored pencils, and have never tried to use them for anything at all. … continue reading

Hello Parrot

For the month of March, the focus for the show at the SPACe gallery was “For the Birds”.  Since winter was still upon us here in Colorful (and often white) Colorado, my thoughts turned to tropical paradise for subject matter. Hello Parrot looks out at me through the open door … continue reading


I wanted to try some more of the dimensional carving for an upcoming art show.  For depth, it was only natural to focus on our own Spanish Peaks, also known regionally as the Huajatolla.  From this viewpoint, the West Peak (on the right) is somewhat behind the East Peak, and … continue reading

For My Bro’

So this is a quickie project, done on a moment’s notice.  I got a call from my brother who lives out of state, and he needed an address plaque made out of any materials I had handy, that could be stuck on his house in the mountains right away.  Although … continue reading