A lot has happened in the last 5 months. A lot. I have been to France, Italy and the Netherlands on ArtisTTable Art Retreats. I let go of my studio. (There was even a rumor going around that I had moved to Europe...) Alas, I still live in Traverse City and while I will make… Continue reading New classes on the hook
It is the new year! 2019, sort of hard to believe. Actually, it is completely unbelievable. There are few things happening I want to tell you all about. Figure drawing sessions have been going great this year. If it keeps up like this I will have to make more space in my studio. Same great… Continue reading Just a couple of things you should know.
I know that there are a few of you that are really diligent users of the punch cards I have I have made available for my studio figure drawing sessions. The truth is, the cost of rent for this place and paying the models combined with the average attendance makes offering that discount impossible in… Continue reading No More Punch Cards
This is just a quick hit to share the fact that a workshop that I have been planning for the last 4 months is actually on the docket for 17 November 2018 in Zwolle, Netherlands. It will be be a really fun workshop in Palet and will follow up a few weeks of retreats in… Continue reading Gouache Workshop in Zwolle, Netherlands
I have been feeling like I should make a blog entry, and every day one thing leads to another... Well, today is no different, but I said, 'Royce, you just have to at least say something.' So yes, I am alive, I am back from the huge ArtisTTable Euro-Adventure which was simply amazing. Too many… Continue reading Working Like Mad…
You know I am not sure I have a favorite day of the week to be very honest. I know a lot of people like Friday because it is most typically the end of the work week. For some reason the way that I have crafted by existence at this point is such that every… Continue reading Saturday Week in Review.
I have been painting regularly with gouache now for the last four or five years now. Initially I was using it as a quick color sketching tool when I was on location, and wanted to work out a composition in color rather than settle just for my usual pencil sketch. Eventually my process for painting… Continue reading Oh My Gouache