Black Bean Soup and Sour Dough Bread

Black Bean Soup and Sour Dough Bread

I love good soup. I love good soup with good bread even more. And my mother always said that the way to a persons heart is through the stomach.   This past weekend, my wife and I stopped at a bistro that occupies a building that was built in 1885.  It shares the space...
Donuts and Coffee

Donuts and Coffee

I was sitting in a coffeehouse the other day as I was writing this and drinking an espresso. A coffee house is a natural place where one can eat a donut.

The Avanti II  Studio Easel

The Avanti II Studio Easel

This is a review of the Martin Avanti II all metal double post H-frame studio easel, which is the easel that I am currently using to learn how to paint.

Perfection in Art

Perfection in Art

I’m trying to get past my perfectionist attitude and self-expectation. I’ve come to understand that I’m learning – and sharing the journey is the reason why I’m on YouTube.

The Eagle | The Artist

The Eagle | The Artist

The role of an artist is to inform the consciousness of society. To lift up the spirit, to build good character, to support virtuous behavior and to promote doing the right thing even though the right thing is hard.