The Pomegranate


  Please click here to bid on this painting Pomegranates are a wonderful fruit.  In addition to being delicious, they seem to make a great subject to paint.  I thing my attraction resides in all the  wonderful texture that you find on the fruits skin.  A wonderful texture translated this time, to a lot of brush strokes, and …
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Top Lit Sunflower


I tried something a little different with the lighting on this painting.  I used an artificial light, clamped up high.  I positioned it to shine down on this sunflower from above.  I actually painted it while sitting.  I think it gave an interesting point of view to this painting.

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Sunflowers and the Studio Window


 Please click here to bid on this painting. Today’s post continues my series of still life paintings featuring sunflowers.  This view takes a look out my new studio window, out onto the busy street.  It was really great using the street, the new fallen snow, and the used car dealership as a back drop.

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Sunflowers and the Studio Table


 Please click here for purchase information about  this painting. I’ve been looking a lot of still life paintings recently.  What I’m finding, is that I’m drawn much more to paintings that are about a space. Paintings that help to show an environment.  I’m trying to bring more of that idea into my current series of  still life …
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The Tea Party


 This painting has been sold. Today’s painting is a study done for a series of still lifes.  I always loved this little painting.  It was not one of the studies selected by my client for the project, so a larger painting was never created.  This painting is 11×14″ inches, and is painted on a stretched …
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Silver Jar on Striped Cloth


    This painting has been sold.       Today’s post is the first painting done in my new studio!  I knew it was going to be good, but I must say that lighting in my studio is fantastic!It feels like it has been a year since I last had an opportunity to paint.  …
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Leeks, final


Today marks the end of  he road for another still life.  I’ve been working on this one for the better part of a month now in preparation for a birthday gift.  I’m very plaesed with the outcome.  This painting has allowed me the opportunity to paint a number of different textures, as well as objects …
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