I grew up loving Dave Brubeck’s LP “Countdown” on the cover is an abstract which I also have always admired. So I did my own tribute and emulation to the cover. Oil on Canvas, 20×30
Most recent finished work is this abstract on canvas 20 x 30 inches. It is a exercise in color balance (not Fox kind) and value.
One views abstracts by squinting…so they look like shapes one sees in a room after waking from a previous evening indulging in copious amounts of tequila.
For some reason, obviously my ignorance I do not have the capability to delete this blog post, as I am attempting to scrap off my political posts on this blog. So instead I am doing this her…, explain why this is here?
Thanks to my fellow blogger Carrie for inspiration.
I it has been a while and I have been neglecting my blog… Reclining Lady Reading original was done back circa 1915 by impressionist Fredrick C Hannsenand. I really enjoy painting impressionists techenique, so when I first saw Hannsenand “Reclining lady reading” I loved the colors and the impressionist style, so I emulated it with this reproduction.
I do not know the size of the original, this one id 16X20 oil on canvas.
I painted this several years back and sold it, so I went to the owners house and took this photo. This was taken from my own original photograph of Turtle Creek, showing afternoon sun coming towards us, looking west. One of my few works showing reflections in water, really enjoyed painting this one, from the subject to my emulated end.
Oil on linen, 24×36
Portrait of a lady, depending on ones definition, that’s no lady and that’s not my wife?
Practice makes perfect and in order to improve my portrait work I need to paint more portraits…I prefer only ones which catch a mood and as most of my work I paint for the challenge of it.
This is a custom redwood painting selected from one of my photos. There is something very special about Redwood trees, a soft quietness of nature. I grew up around redwoods and worked for a time in their presence, one can only feel honored to have had the opportunity.
18×24 oil on canvas.
After having gone through Nevada, I thought of a stagecoach going along route 66 and decided I would attempt to paint one. The hills are from my minds eye, while I looked at different photos off the web for the coach.
As painting go, it is a large one at 30×36.