Tag Archives: japanese

More Koi Fish

Since it’s too hot for me to paint outside right now, I’m working indoors exploring compositions with swimming koi fish. I was inspired by a recent visit to the Japanese garden at Mobot.org here in STL. This painting is a … Continue reading

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Japanese Koi Fish

Playing with my pencils again…graphite on Strathmore paper. 12×18

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Still Life with Japanese Cup and Green Apple

Back in the saddle after celebrating Christmas – hope everyone found a little joy this holiday.  This is an 8×10 oil on panel.

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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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Japanese Vase

A still life painting, oil on panel 8″ x 16″.  Rose of Sharon, Zinnia and lovely Japanese vase.

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Japanese Arrowhead

A studio painting of Japanese Arrowhead.  This is a 20″ x 20″ oil on canvas.  I visited  the MO Botanical Garden this month and saw this beautiful water plant.  Its reflection in the pond was as attractive as the plant itself.

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