Monday, September 30, 2013

Onions One and Two

I like the comparison of these two.  The same still life on the same day.  The top painting is done on canvas board and the bottom painting is Gessobord.  Both are painted a similar color but you can see the difference in texture here.  The canvas board has quite a rough texture to grab the paint and Gessobord is smoother and ends with a slight gloss without varnish (I did varnish both later, when they were fully cured).

Buy the top painting here.
Buy the bottom painting here.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Bottles Two

Since I started painting still life, my collection of beautiful jars, bottles, and small vases has grown.   They look so lovely all lined up on the shelf, each one waiting for a turn in the spot light.

This painting is available at Daily auction.

10" x 10" original oil painting on canvas board.

Sunday, September 1, 2013


Sometimes my abstract paintings are just an idea of colors and shapes that are pleasing together.  Sometimes I take a scene (a photo, other painting, or still life) and break it down into really basic shapes and change the colors so that one thing blurs into another thing.

This painting was originally a watercolor of an industrial scene.  With the blocky shapes and change of colors, it is now reminiscent of a dessert cart or malt shop counter scene.

I think it looks tasty.

This painting is available on Daily Paintworks .com auction.

14" x 18" original oil painting on canvas board.