da Vinspiration 501<br>Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

da Vinspiration 501
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Please mark your calendars….On the 501st anniversary of his passing, we will be celebrating the genius of artist, scientist, entertainer and all-round polymath, Leonardo da Vinci. This will be the second annual event of this kind that I am hosting in my studio. Please click here to see photos and videos from last year’s da […]

Holiday Party Portraits, Connecticut

Holiday Party Portraits, Connecticut

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The portraits shown here were created at a private holiday party in Stamford, Connecticut. Each couple received digital files of their portraits and the cool replay video, plus an 8×10 framed print to take home.                                                             […]

Painting in Bahrain

Painting in Bahrain

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I created a series of live event digital paintings using the iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and Procreate app at the 18th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference (ABIC 2019) in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 12 – 13 November, 2019. The conference theme was 4th Industrial Revolution: Shaping The Future Digital Disruptions for a Better Tomorrow.    […]

Palo Alto Tree Lighting 2019

Palo Alto Tree Lighting 2019

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This is the painting I created at the 2019 City of Palo Alto Tree Lighting on Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto, California. I used an iPad Pro 12.9 (3rd Gen), Apple Pencil 2 and the Procreate app. My iPad screen was displayed on a large 80″ LED screen that everyone could enjoy watching. The […]

Dancing at the Presidio

Dancing at the Presidio

Posted by on Nov 9, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

      Angie Major and I perform to “Opus No. One” at the Veterans Day USO-Style Dance at the Presidio Officers’ Club in San Francisco on November 9th, 2019. This version of “Opus No. One” was performed by Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra. The live painting of Dawn Hampton I refer to that […]

Winery Sunset Dinner

Winery Sunset Dinner

Posted by on Nov 4, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This live painting performance started by depicting the beautiful sunset view from the tasting room terrace of the magnificent Davis Estates winery in Calistoga, Napa Valley, California, followed by the painting of the members dinner. The painting, a 24″ x 48″ acrylic painting on canvas, was then presented to two guests and signed on the […]

From Bar to Courtyard

From Bar to Courtyard

Posted by on Nov 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This live painting performance started in the front bar area of the magnificent Trou Normand restaurant in San Francisco where the reception took place. We then moved to the inner courtyard of the restaurant for dinner and I continued painting there. The initial digital background canvas I started with reflected the color gradient branding of […]

Fall Open Studios 2019

Fall Open Studios 2019

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

         Cellist Hallie Marshall-Pridham performed played D. Gabrielli’s Ricercares Solo Cello followed by J. S. Bach’s Cello Suites at my Fall Open Studios Exhibition. I painted her using the iPad, paper and canvas as she played. It was super fun! I also shared some of my latest artworks, such as ‘The Blue Tea-house, […]

AR-enabled Silicon Valley Series at the Atlas Cafe

AR-enabled Silicon Valley Series at the Atlas Cafe

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

      The artworks on display at the Atlas Cafe, the series Iconic Silicon Valley Places, were all created on location from direct observation, ‘en plein air’, using the iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and Procreate app. Each was painted in a single session, ‘alla prima’. The prints are Bay Photo MetalPrints™, dye sublimation fused into […]

Mary Stallings at The Battery

Mary Stallings at The Battery

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

               On October 7th, 2019, I painted legendary singer Mary Stallings as she performed soulful jazz at an elegant sold-out evening in the gorgeous penthouse of the classy private club and hotel, The Battery San Francisco. The event was produced by the Red Curtain Addict team of Kari and Parker. Throughout […]