Category Archives: technique

Readi Spaghetti – distressed medalion

Time out for a quick bread and butter joblet. This time a simple distressed, hand-painted graphic on brick veneer for a new Readi Spaghetti location in Mukilteo, Washington. (Their 3rd venue). This is one occasion where I didn’t do the graphic design but … Continue reading

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Japonessa Faux and Shou Sugi Ban

A last minute invite to do some work at an upcoming restaurant allowed me to be part of a dramatic design taking shape in the huge new addition to Lincoln Square. Japonessa, is the Bellevue cousin of a restaurant of … Continue reading

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Rooster Molding with Greg Federighi

My studio is in the old 3 story bakery building that has been known as the Salty Dog for 40+ years, what is now the oldest artist cooperative in the Seattle area. The original work to transform the under-utilized space into creative … Continue reading

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Embracing the Drip … in Tacoma

In many paintings and murals that I’ve done over the years, a drip was something abhorred, and protected against. A dread thing, an outcast.  But drips are simultaneously human, authentic, and to the extent that they are more like large … Continue reading

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Salty Dog Raku Event pics

The annual summer solstice event at my studio building marks the longest day of the year by inviting friends and friends of friends to come by in the evening for a potluck and try their hands at the Japanese art … Continue reading

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