The Art of Daniel Ambrose

Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings

This Beautiful Planet

"Excuse me sir. . . excuse me sir. . . Sir, sir, excuse me. . . sir were you sitting here when the maintenance people came and took my stuff?" I was kind of hoping he wouldn’t be here today. The sound of thunder rolled me out of bed early this morning. I decide to go...

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Coyotes on the Beach

I wake to the sound of rain. It lightly patters on the back porch roof while I boil water for my french press coffee. I pour it in my travel mug and wait for the coffee to seep. Four minutes. As I press the plunger down the rain stops. I head for the beach. Thunder...

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The Art of Egg Tempera Painting: Preparing Panels

Part 1 of a series titled The Art of Egg Tempera Painting summarizing the process that I use to prepare materials for painting in egg tempera. For the first post in this series, read the Introduction. The Art of Egg Tempera Painting The humble egg has proven itself to...

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