Oil Paintings — Fall 2012 #3

2012_flies_01

This group of oil paintings on commercial braced wood panel was made in the fall semester MFA program at Boston University. They hung together as a triptych. Flies--01, oil on panel, 20×16 in (51×41 cm), 2012 Moths, oil on panel, 20×16 in (51×41 cm), 2012 Flies--02, oil on panel, 20×16 in (51×41 cm), 2012     … [Read more...]

Oil Paintings — Fall 2012 #1

2012_citgo

This group of small oil paintings on linen panel was made in the fall semester MFA program at Boston University. Boston fog, oil on linen mdf panel,8x8 in (20x20 cm), 2012 Geranium and Clematis, oil on linen mdf panel, 8x8 in (20x20 cm), 2012 Guitar, oil on linen mdf panel, 8x8 in (20x20 cm), 2012 Thermos, oil on linen mdf panel, 8x8 in (20x20 cm), … [Read more...]

Three Trees — final

071812_3trees

I returned to this painting mid-month, mainly to work on the lower third. I limited the use of white in color mixes but favored nickel yellow instead, which turned out to be just as chalky. I like the way the space in this painting forms a box, top and bottom, front to back. My work benefited enormously from seeing how Carol handled the same location. Three Trees, oil on canvas, 16 x 20 … [Read more...]

Suburbs

072412_observatory

I've been using a sketchbook to look for outdoor painting locations that offer parking, shade and other necessities, along with the subject itself. The pen is liquid ink, claims to be archival, made by Pilot. Houses, pen & moleskine, 5x8 in (13x20 cm), 07/24/12 Observatory, pen & moleskine, 5x8 in (13x20 cm), 07/24/12 Greenhouse, pen & cachet, 8 x10 in (20x25 cm), … [Read more...]