Friday, June 22, 2018

Reflections around Columbus Circle

Columbus Circle Reflections
Oil on canvas
24x18 inches

A new painting to share today. This one was tricky. I actually started working on it several months ago then set it aside as it was proving to be a struggle. I chose to work on other paintings, something I rarely do. But, as I do like to finish projects that I've started, I went back to the easel determined to finish this painting and I'm happy that I've accomplished that.

There is a gleaming mini hemisphere near Columbus Circle with of course, new construction surrounding it. I was drawn to the colors of the buildings contrasted with the dark metal reflection of the rounded globe.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

A House Upstate

A House Upstate
Oil on canvas
16x20 inches

Recently completed this commissioned painting of a home in upstate New York. Definitely not the bustling city urban landscape I often tackle. Although this subject is somewhat different from what I usually paint, I have to say I really enjoyed working on this painting. The collector was thrilled with the result, gave me a big hug when he saw it, and I know this piece will be installed and treasured in its new home. Commissions are ALWAYS welcome for a working artist as they definitely help to pay the bills.