Monthly Archives: February 2015

Japanese Bowl, Carnation and Fan

This is a 12×16 oil on panel.  This was painted very quickly today – all prima.  I was thinking about warms and cools while composing this piece.  The background is entirely made up.  The carnation was a gift to me … Continue reading

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Three Dogs

This is painted from photographs I took at a Circus Flora rehearsal a couple of years ago. The little trio is patiently waiting for a cue from their trainer.  This is a 12×12 oil on panel.

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Antipasto

I wasn’t satisfied with the composition of this piece, so I’ve added another diagonal element to the upper right. I think the overall composition is more balanced with this addition – hope you agree! The color is more accurate, as … Continue reading

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Why Not Compare Apples to Oranges?

I didn’t realize how challenging it would be to paint an orange until I attempted it last week! So I thought I should give it another go. I really struggled to differentiate them from the apples (colors aside) and I’m … Continue reading

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