Just got final confirmation that we're going to be at C2C2 in Chicago in a couple of weeks. Love the Windy City, and can't wait to get there!

Bought some oil paints and mediums today! Then I dug out some old supplies from when I played with acrylics a couple of years ago, and from Kitty's art school days, and set up a little studio in the basement. Here's to the start of a hopefully long, often frustrating but ultimately satisfying journey.


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Had an outdoor photo shoot planned for today. So, of course, after close to a week of unseasonably warm, dry weather what happens? Cold and rainy. I haven't been behind the lens for anything other than some vacation shots in almost two years, so I was really looking forward to working with a new model and getting back in the ol' horse. But alas...
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caraphernelia:
damn rain :( 

When most guys have a midlife crisis they want a new car or a motorcycle. They want to pierce their ear, grow out their hair, whatever. I just want to paint, write & take pictures. I want to learn a new language. I just want to surround myself with beauty.

Feeling very artsy today. Been struggling with my muse, but I think we may have achieved a breakthrough! Now I just have to wait till I can get to the art store this weekend and get some new paints and canvases, then it's down to the basement "studio" to get messy. :) Going to try out oils for the first time. I crave texture in...
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SLOWLY getting back up to speed. Hoping to shoot a lot more pictures in 2017 after taking nearly all of 2016 off to buy a house and focus on 'adulting'. Hope you like the pics we will be posting. All are taken or created by me (Ryan) unless otherwise noted. You can follow our work on our other social platforms if you would like. Very...
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