On Memorial Day weekend we took a trip to Kiawah Island, South Carolina. We timed it just right to enjoy sitting through a tropical storm making landfall. After the storm, we all went and played at the beach. Going to the beach with little kids is fun. Seeing the […]
It has been years (since I was a student at Utah State) that I have done a self portrait with oil paints. Recently I have been teaching college painting classes, and had my students do self portraits. This was my demo. I like it.
When I was a kid, my dad and I spent a lot of time with each other out in the canoe. I think it helped us keep a strong relationship. No wonder that I was excited to get a canoe for my 36th birthday. The next few years I had a baby girl to small […]
I don’t often paint people. My dad is excellent at it and it excites him. I don’t really enjoy it, though. I am more into the world around us. My wife has asked me multiple times to paint our daughter. She is a cutie, so yesterday, I made an attempt. I think from a distance […]
Mr Murphy is an art lover and client. He has a beautiful, well designed condo full of Jared Slack paintings. After purchasing several of my paintings he asked me to do his portrait. He did not want a traditional portrait, so we discussed ideas and came up with this one to best show his artistic, […]