Artwork: Richard Bledsoe

Richard Bledsoe “Fortunato” oil on canvas 20″ x 16″ Part of a series of literary alcoholics I’m working on-in this case from the Edgar Allan Poe story, “The Cask of Amontillado.” This is the first oil painting I’ve completed since moving my studio into my house in December of 2012. I actually finished this painting…

Studio: A Production Goal

Recently I decided to challenge myself with a new body of work, inspired by the writings of Williams S Burroughs. The paintings will be acrylics on canvas, small format. The idea is to evoke the bizarre image cascade of his best books. So far I have created 4 12″ x 12″ canvases in 8 days.…

Notes From The Studio: Storage

Artists have an amplified version of a common problem: Where am I going to keep all my stuff? Here is my home acrylic studio is part of my solution-a combination of a thrift store cabinet and a some-assembly-required Swedish shelving unit. Stacked and paint, and ta da! A hybrid studio furniture storage unit!