‘Nedah’ Portrait in Acrylics 04.16.2017 A new challenge today – painting darkly pigmented skin. This was a fun portrait to paint, though challenging in judging the darker skin tones. I am delighted with how this portrait cam out, especially the mouth. I struggle with the mouth and it took me a while to get…
Music has always been an important part of my life and I find someone being lost in a song incredibly beautiful. The world blurs away, the music feels deeper…bigger. ‘Piano Man’ Life 03.20.2017 Acrylics
Though not complete, I’m pretty pleased with how this is coming along. I’ve completed the line drawing, blocking in, and smoothing out the grisaille. Next step, color! ‘Grace’ Portrait in Oils In Progress
This little acrylic was painted of my cup of tea in the sun in the windowsill, with the winter snow behind. I loved the appearance of the blue bottle and sugar bowl behind. The reflections were gorgeous and I couldn’t resist painting this little still life. ‘Cup O’ Tea’ Still Life Acrylics 02.15.2017
‘Copper Pot’ 01.28.2017 Still Life in Acrylics Another great still life working on reflections of light and offsetting the warmth with the cools in the background. A bright, shiny copper pot on the stovetop. This is from a painting exercise from WillKempArtSchool.com
Some live drawing sketches, playing around with different mediums in still life and human form.
This painting was a project to attempt to invert the color of a painting by a master. The original painting (shown below) was ‘Gauguin’s Chair’ by Vincent Van Gogh. 09.20.2015 The object of this painting was to reverse the coloration on a classic painting by a master. The tonal range was to be…
Waterglass Series: * Black and White * Blue and Orange I love the play of light through glass/crystal/ice. These paintings are acrylic paintings of the same subject – the first capturing the tonal range in black and white. The second strives to capture the same range, but in complementary colors of blues and oranges.