This is a large painting 24″ x 36″. It is an old 1947 Plymouth. Quite a boat. I have a theory that all teenagers should start their driving careers with a older car, like a 1985-1995. Todays cars are so sleek and quiet. But a car like this requires you “drive” it, not it “drive” […]
This is my father, James. It is based on an old black and white photo. This is a companion piece to one I did of my mother. I plan to make some art copies for my sons and nieces. Both portraits started with a sepia-toned value study underpainting and then I added thin glazes of […]
This is a portrait of my mother based on an old black and white photo. I painted a similar one of my father. Decorating magazines call old portraits and still lifes that you can find in jumble shops and garage sales “Sunday Paintings”. I made sure to write their names and birth dates on […]
This is the abstract I am currently showing at Art Space Gallery. I was flattered that they used my painting for their facebook announcement of the Gallery reception. This 16 x 20 Acrylic can be yours for $350.00
Here is the final verdaccio after the thin layers of color were added. This is how the Mona Lisa was painted.
Momma’s Dishes #2. Art imitating nature. As I was scrounging in the kitchen for still life objects to paint, I happened to put a pear next to my Franciscan Desert Rose cream pitcher. Surprise! The are a bit like twins. Both have nice round bottoms. Both are easy to hold in your […]
I have been dabbling in abstract. I recently took a wonderful class where the teacher taught us how to look at abstract paintings, to find the unusual and interesting shapes created by line or color. This framed 16 x 20 acrylic painting can be yours for $100 plus shipping.
For those of us who like old trucks. What would we do without them. In my family we have several, in various stages, from the rusty to the restored to the one I drive to work everyday. This is a matted 12×13 water color. Yours for $30 plus shipping.
This is a 13 x 18 watercolor in an off-white mat with a foam core backing. It is a happy painting with a bright and cherry voice. Yours for $30 plus shipping.
Koi are so beautiful. The dart around with such quick grace. Each pond is unique, some are more attractive than others, some are messy, dark and murkey. Others are clear colorful and cheery. Just like peoples houses, I guess. This water color is matted and ready for framing. Yours for $30 plus shipping.