“Endless Dance” Art Exhibition – A Tribute to the Golden Gate Bridge & The City by the Bay

“Endless Dance” Art Exhibition – A Tribute to the Golden Gate Bridge & The City by the Bay

Endless Dance: A Tribute to the Golden Gate Bridge & The City by the Bay is an exhibition of twenty five artworks, mostly paintings on canvas with a couple of works on paper, that are on exhibit at the Embarcadero Conference Center, on the P (Promenade) level of the Four Embarcadero Center building, San Francisco […]

Sketching Artworks from the Paley Collectionat the de Young Museum, San Francisco

Sketching Artworks from the Paley Collectionat the de Young Museum, San Francisco

This week I had the pleasure and inspiration of sketching beautiful artworks from The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism at the de Young Museum, San Francisco. I’d like to share a few of my sketches with you, all drawn in a 9″ x 9″ Fabriano Artist’s Journal (see Studio Materials). I enjoyed […]

Matisse Performance

Matisse Performance

Jeremy Sutton as Henri Matisse Tableau Vivant at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, Sept. 14, 2012 In celebration of the opening of the exhibition “William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism” at the de Young Museum I portrayed the great French artist Henri Matisse in a tableau vivant (September, 2012). During the performance […]

Early iPad Drawings

Early iPad Drawings

Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The iPad artworks shown on this page represent some of my earliest iPad drawings. They were created directly from life on an iPad without use of photography between 2010 and 2012. With the exception of the Amsterdam portrait, they are all made using a┬áNomad Brush. I use the long bristle option, which can be purchased […]

Paintings from Cirque du Soleil TOTEM San Francisco, 2011

Paintings from Cirque du Soleil TOTEM San Francisco, 2011

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The paintings you see below were created as part of my digital painting performances (56 in total) in the Tapis Rouge VIP tent at the Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem” show in San Francisco, October – December, 2011. At the bottom of this page are a few examples of drawings I made of some of the […]

Large Heart on Union Square, San Francisco, 2011

Large Heart on Union Square, San Francisco, 2011

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Pigment ink, acrylic gel medium, acrylic paint, metal leaf, Giants World Series ticket and spar varnish on canvas over a fibre glass structure with steel support and base. Large Heart commissioned by the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and purchased by VISA. Was located at the Geary/Powell corner of Union Square, San Francisco, from […]

Picasso Performance

Picasso Performance

Man with a Guitar (after Picasso) Created during tableau vivant portrayal of Pablo Picasso at the de Young Museum 2011 30″ x 40″ mixed media on canvas This portrait of Flamenco guitarist Ryan Kelly Garcia was created as part of my tableau vivant portrayal of Pablo Picasso at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, September, […]

Van Gogh Performance

Van Gogh Performance

The artworks shown on this page are all original artworks painted from direct observation in a style inspired by Vincent van Gogh. They were created as part of my tableau vivant portrayals of van Gogh at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, October, 2010. The first one shown here, a portrait of Joe Talmadge, […]

iPad Sketching in Amsterdam

iPad Sketching in Amsterdam

Posted by on Aug 9, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This video shows the creation of a portrait sketch I made of one of my students who attended my Painter workshop in Amsterdam in 2010. This was one of my earliest iPad sketches. As you’ll see, I used my finger to paint. Video length: 5 minutes 38 seconds