Tucson Sunshine Climate Club Sign Painted Poster

This summer of 2013,  I was commissioned to paint for a new burger bar opening in downtown Tucson, AZ.  Good Oak Bar (facebook page) was looking for an interior design that reflects the authentic city of Tucson along with the authentic menu of local fare.  Along with the sign painted poster you’ll see here, we […]

Pounce pattern

A “pounce pattern” is a method for transferring a design to a surface.  It is the oldest way to reproduce a design, known to date.  Before there was such a thing as carbon paper or a stencil, the only way to transfer a drawing or cartoon was with a pounce pattern.  In the old days, […]

How to create a Ornamental Frieze by Pierre Finkelstein

Painting this ornamental frieze was a little different then most because we went into it not knowing exactly what we were painting. Once we got on location we need to build a long easel which you see in the picture below. The easel was constructed using 4×8 plywood. cut in 3 strips creating a 18’ […]