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May 23, 2019
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Envision Magazine

Quoting from their website: OUR MISSION: At Envision Arts, we strive to provide avenues to showcase and share creative artworks of many mediums and art style. Should you choose any opportunity to collaborate with Envision, THE ARTIST is the guest of honor! Attention to detail, display and distinction is of utmost importance. Thank you for featuring me […]

May 9, 2019
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Shhhh its a Secret

Well, not really. I just haven’t announced it on social media yet. I have big news and it will take a long time to come about, but I wanted to share it with my most loyal fans so it will only be announced here on the blog until I have more concrete evidence. Dan Beard, […]

April 11, 2019
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Custom Portraits

A friend of mine had this old family photo and asked me to reproduce it on wood for her Mother. I started on the background with my trusty Walnut Hollow versa tool. It made quick work of the solid dark background using the calligraphy tip on its side. The edge of the calligraphy tip is […]

March 23, 2019
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Thank you Tekchic

Last Tuesday evening I noticed a message on my Facebook business page (Here if your interested) from a representative of Tekchic. They asked if I would be interested in trying their wire tip machine. So they twisted my arm and two days later my box arrived. Shocked is not the word! I was amazed at two […]

March 8, 2019
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Burning the ALICO

The board is Oak plywood, 2′ x 4′, the largest single piece of Pyrography I’ve done so far.  It took 18 days and no I didn’t keep track of the hours. The original photo was taken in 1920 by Frederick Gildersleeve, used here by permission. It will go on display in the upcoming Woodworking Exhibition […]

February 11, 2019
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Solo Show at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

There are less than 10 days to see my show in Fort Worth. FWCAC The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is shutting down, but there is plenty of Art to see. The reception has been wonderful and many people have walked through and enjoyed the show. WESTERN ROOTS The FWCAC is sandwiched between the Fort […]

January 26, 2019
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ALICO building

I don’t often share a project in progress here on the Blog, but this project is something special. Several months ago at Cultivate 7twelve Gallery there was a display of old photographs by Frederick Gildersleeve. He was an award winning, Guinness Book of Record holding, photographer, who lived in Waco and documented much of Waco history. This […]

January 11, 2019
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Western Roots

I have a solo show at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Check them out here   FWCAC The show runs now through February 20. Please come by and take a look there is so much to see. Many wonderful artists and craftsmen.

November 18, 2018
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A Huge Honor and some Huge News

What does McLennan county have that no other county in Texas has? Mammoths of course. Not much of Christmas theme, but this ornament is representing our county on the Texas Christmas tree in Austin and I wanted it to be entirely unique. Fiona Bond, of Creative Waco is tasked every year with finding an artist […]