Welcome to Marginalia

marginalia: marginal notes or embellishments (as in a book) {Miriam Webster dictionary}

Welcome to Marginalia! The half-baked pondering and musings of an artist-in-training.

No longer a student, and not quite a fully fledged artist, I’m in the journeyman stage of my career: wandering the earth, and trying to figure out what it means to be an artist – particularly a realistic figurative artist – in the 21st century.

I found that I needed a space to write about and share my half-formed thoughts about art, inspiration, and building a life you love. My newsletter is a more formal place where I share coherent thoughts about finished works (you can sign up here). Silently pondering wasn’t cutting it. And so, Marginalia was born – a place for me to jot down notes in the margins of my life.

There are no guarantees about coherency, but there will always be tea, cookies and on special occasions, some of the finest cognac in town.

Mistakes, cheap tricks and magic bullets.

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