02.15.2017 – Fancy a “Cup O’ Tea”?

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

01.28.2017 – ‘Copper Pot’

‘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

09.20.2015 – ‘Gauguin’s Chair Inverted’

  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…

09.15.2015 – Waterglass Series

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.