HJ Andrews Project: Ambient

HJ Andrews Project: Ambient

I want to find out what colors comprise a creek. It seemed like a fairly straightforward thing to do until I got started. It turns out that everything changes constantly. This is the first iteration of an idea using my white rock. I put it in Watershed 1 near the... Read More
HJ Andrews Project Beginnings

HJ Andrews Project Beginnings

What would happen with my art, and myself, if I had one place that I worked with for the rest of my life? HJ Andrews Experimental Forest is, in many regards, a lot like much of the forest in the western Cascade Range of Oregon. There are patches of old-growth forest... Read More
Water Underpaintings

Water Underpaintings

I have begun painting the 3 companion panels to the sky paintings. Water is much more irregular than sky, at least this is the case for this particular place at this particular time. The challenge with starting these paintings has been how to deconstruct and separate... Read More
HJ Andrews Sky Panels

HJ Andrews Sky Panels

These three panels are the sky panels of the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Project: Sky/Water, January 26, 2013; 1:48 PM; Road 1506 Bridge Over Lookout Creek Near Road 1506 Junction. It was a cold, snowy winter day. I’ve wanted to make some luminous gray... Read More

Sticker Shock

Now that I have a long-term project based on HJ Andrews Experimental Forest underway, I thought that I may as well make this BIG. However, making things big is difficult for a few reasons: 1) My studio is not big; 2) My cash flow is also what you can consider ‘not... Read More

Starting

That big project that I had in mind, the one that I have formally announced that I am starting… Yeah, that one. It’s not exactly rolling smoothly and effortlessly. The creative wheels haven’t started to churn efficiently. Just because a commitment is made to start a... Read More

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