This is a mixed media abstract work of art started as an airbrush painting. I loved the colors, the ethereal quality to it, but wasn’t sure where to take it. Cut to this year and rainy weather and my bag of tricks — charcoal, gouache, ink and pastels, and voila! I give you “Symphony”, on… Continue reading Symphony
Tropical storm Alberto brought boatloads of rain this past week which meant some great moody painting sessions. From it, “Aspirational” was born. This painting, 11″ x 14″ mixed media / oil on paper, is an abstract work of art using pastel tones with pink, peach, and an under layer with hints of soft greens and… Continue reading Aspirational
Gossamer Wings is a soft-colored mixed media abstract painting using oil pastels, acrylic paint, charcoal, graphite and ink on 11 x 15 inches 140gsm archival paper created in an abstract expressionist style using techniques akin to Jackson Pollock with hints of Willem De Kooning. The original is for sale directly from me or Saatchi’s… Continue reading Gossamer Wings
New abstract acrylic painting on canvas using softer colors and palette knife. I love this! The signed original is 16 x 20 x .75 on gallery wrapped canvas and is available directly from the blog at a discounted $395. Through Saatchi, it is offered at $1175. Saatchi also offers museum quality giclee prints and canvas… Continue reading When the fog breaks
It’s been a while, travel, the holidays, taxes and more have kept me way busier than I’d like but I was recently able to complete this painting I have been working on for a very, very long time. I am drawn to religious symbols and iconography from my very Catholic youth. You see, going to… Continue reading Sanctuary
Beyond the confines lies a land of wonderment, joy and beauty. That’s the essence of this mixed media painting, an interplay of charcoal, graphite, ink, acrylic paint on archival gsm 140 wt. paper. Original for sale through me here at a discount or assorted “merch” can be had in this via online galleries Fine Art America… Continue reading Beyond the confines
> It’s been five days and the leaf prints I have been working on produced some striking results!. They are really time consuming and unpredictable in their outcome, however. I will put up an album with final works in the near future but I am unable to replicate in photograph the metallic sheen and luminosity… Continue reading >Process
> I’ve had this certain, lovely silk scarf for a number of years now. It’s one of my favorites and I can’t recall where I got it. What I love about it are the colors – blues, greens, and touches of purple. It became a source of inspiration for this, my first real abstract painting.… Continue reading >Fun with color!