“Chameleon Teacup” • Acrylic on Wood • 2.5 x 2.5 inches (6 x 6 cm) • 2014 SOLD. As I was arranging this teacup to paint, I couldn’t help notice how the gold filigree painting on the inside of the cup reflected the designs on the damask cloth beneath. It was almost like the teacup […]
Yearly Archives: 2014
I really enjoyed getting the questions from a young artist and turning them into the interview that I published on Tuesday. So much so, that I thought it might be fun to throw it open and invite questions from anybody for me to answer. These can be about art in general, process, technique, the business […]
I received an email from a recent art school graduate asking me a number of thoughtful questions about the day-to-day life of being a working artist. I decided the questions and my responses might be interesting to others as well, so rather than restricting my response to an email reply, I’m publishing them here in […]
“Pear, Waterglass, and Oriental Rug” • Oil on Panel • 12 x 12 inches (30 x 30 cm) • 2013 I’m very pleased to be joining the Art 3 Gallery in Manchester, New Hampshire. I first met the owner Joni Taube at a show I participated in late last year. I went up to visit […]
“Teacup and Grapes Against Blue” • Acrylic on Wood • 2.5 x 2.5 inches (6 x 6 cm) • 2014 Sold “Teacup and Grapes Against Blue” features an antique teacup with gold filigree and fresh red grapes set against a deep blue background. It’s painted on a prepared block of poplar wood, and set it […]
I’ve been experimenting lately with working on copper, and I love it. This is today’s progress on the current project. It’s 5×5 inches. The copper surface is prepared (I’ll write about that another time), and then primed. For effect, about a 1/2 inch border of unprimed copper is left to show through; it gives it […]
Oil on linen, 8×6 inches, 2013 I love taking what is basically a symmetrical composition and tweaking it so that it loses it’s actual symmetry, but still retains the sense of it. Painting the reflection of the teacup onto the granite was also a real pleasure. Available at the Copley Society in Boston.