12″ x 12″ | Oil on Canvas Board | This is an oil study in preparation for a larger painting. The colored under painting shows in places, these are pentimenti, traces of the previous work. Its fun to leave zings of color otherwise not expected. For me it adds something unexpected to a painting and gives me ideas for future works….! This a bouquet of hydrangea, peonies, twigs and greenery.
40″ x 80″ | Diptych | Oil on Canvas | CJK When working “en plein air” everything is done wet on wet and in one sitting – often referred to as – alla prima. Working fast to capture the information you need outdoors, before the bugs or heat get ya! In the studio more time can be given to some decision making! Hope you like this one. “Dancing in the Long Grass”! Which is only a notion in Florida, as […]
52″ X 66″ | Mixed Media | Oil and Oil Pastel on Canvas | CJK This studio painting was inspired by small plein oil painting. The spontaneity and aliveness is hard to sometimes recreate in the studio and in a large scale — but this one has lots of energy. Here is the painting again – this time outside – just to give a sense of the proportions!
“Changing Tide” finds a new home, thank you to new collectors for allowing me to share a photograph of this 5ft x 6ft, oil encaustic seascape painting installed in their beautiful home! – When the tide changes, there is a short period in a body of tidal water when all is calm, when the water is completely unstressed, and there is no movement either way in the tidal stream, the ocean seemingly stands still before the movement and momentum of […]
Veranda Magazine 2014 – I am one of nine artists Gardner Colby Gallery feature in a full page ad. Celebrating 20 years of Fine Art and Exceptional Artists. – Thanks Gardner Colby! View New Paintings exhibiting in March / April –