Story of the Art- The Ol’ 60

The pastel and colored pencil artwork “The Ol’ 60” was created as part of a classic tractor series I was originally working on for a multi piece project. It was in the same vein as “Behind the Barn- Farmall F20”, but instead of a long forgotten tractor sitting in the...

Blending Colored Pencil with Mineral Spirits

Here is a short video on how I blend colored pencil with odorless mineral spirits. The paper is Clairefontaine  Pastelmat and it has about 3-4 layers of colored pencil on it. I used Faber Castell Polychromos and Caran d’Ache Luminance...
Best Quick and Easy Field Dessert

Best Quick and Easy Field Dessert

Jump to Recipe FollowFollowFollow Print Recipe Planting season is upon us and with that comes field meals. On those long days and late nights of field work, our crew gets especially spoiled with sweets to help them keep going. Of course, those sweets have to be easy...

The Art of Reflection   It’s no surprise that for most of us life is hard. The majority of us are not born into the lap of wealth and luxury, with the biggest decisions we make on a regular basis being what we will wear or which car we will drive. For most of us...

A Farm Love Story

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I decided I would tell a love story in this month’s blog. However, this isn’t your typical “boy meets girl” love story. This is a farm love story. A story about why I love farm life. Now just to clarify (and in case you were wondering) I...