The Story Behind the Painting

The story behind the painting “The Sacrifice” If I have one controversial painting this is it! It was never my intention to imply anything remotely religious when I decided on the composition for “The Sacrifice”. Nor was I trying to make a statement. I was just hoping to discover a strong composition. I […]

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on the easel

This is a Work In Progress. 24″ x 30″ canvas. Yes! I’m really enjoying working on larger paintings.As the last post, the reference I’m using is a photo I composed for a potential customer. There’s something about cherries and mugs that I just love. If you are not fan of my facebook […]

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WIPs

oil painting surface – hardboard panel Works in progress. I have some more work to do on the reflection which is on the mug. I’ll post the story behind this painting when I finish it. Stay tuned for an update!I’m also working on a surreal pastel painting. It’s been a long time […]

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garden harvest WIP

24″ by 16″ pastel painting WIP This is one of two paintings which I’m working on for the Connecticut Pastel Societies competition in September. It still needs a lot of work. The actual painting is a bit brighter. The other piece I have in mind has a touch of the surreal and […]

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mini landscape 2

  7″ by 5″ daily oil painting, unframed NFS Painted on 1/2″ thick primed maple board which has a dovetail slot, to allow for hanging the panel on a nail perfectly flush to the wall. Another oil painting. Who knows how long I’ll continue with the oils. I have a few small […]

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