Category Archives: ABSTRACT

Boston Winthrop building and pet portrait giveaway

I spent a couple of days in Boston this month and was mesmerized with the architecture. The painting below is of  the Winthrop Building on 50 State Street, Boston. I found out that it was built in 1893 and it’s the first steel frame skyscraper in Boston. (Clarence Blackall, architect) I’m using acrylic paints and it’s larger than my usual work. […]

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abstract apple a day SOLD

8″ x 8″ acrylic painting, unframed “Abstract Apple a Day” SOLD painted on a cradled birch panel/1″ deep painted sides I thought it would be a fun project to follow my detailed pastel paintings with an abstract acrylic version. I’ve always loved abstract painting. Contrary to some opinions (which we’ve all heard) it’s more difficult than […]

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Viscous Tension abstract pastel

[singlepic id=618 w=350 float=center] 12″ x 12″ unframed pastel I have many abstract sketches but most of them lie waiting. My hesitancy to paint them is a mix of feelings. Mostly I’m unsure of how they will be received since I’m basically a somewhat realist painter. The idea for this piece came after the 2010 Gulf oil spill. The […]

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impasto landscape

6″ by 6″ daily pastel painting, unframed A little experiment for the limited time I had today to paint. It’s impasto in that the pastels are laid on thickly. For those of you who are waiting for more of my traditional realism please stay tuned. $100 with free shipping and handling in the US. Please […]

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a kiss

9″ by 9″ daily pastel painting, unframed I thought I’d paint something with a Valentines Day theme. This was an experiment in abstraction.The original has a bit more contrast but this is the best I could do with my scanner. It’s very close though. SOLD

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abstract 1

6″ by 6″ daily acrylic paintingsurface – clayboard I’ve been experimenting with some abstract ideas for larger paintings and thought I’d test them out on a smaller scale here on my daily painting blog. It’s a bit primitive but I like the general composition. It was painted in what I’d call an organic fashion – […]

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abstract koi pond

8″ by 8″ daily pastel painting, unframed(matting for visual enhancement only) I started working on this as a sketch for an acrylic painting. My goal was to focus on color and abstraction. I get ocular migraines occasionally (without pain) and wasn’t expecting one while I was working but it came. Had this been one of […]

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