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Introduction to Oil Painting, my class at Arlene's Artist Materials

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING, MY CLASS AT ARLENE'S ARTIST MATERIALS

Here's a picture of the art room at Arlene's. My demo of a 5-step value scale, painting of a white sphere and red delicious apple in...

A TOUR OF MY HOME STUDIO

My studio is in my home. It was the guest bedroom but I took out all the furniture and added all the things I need to paint. I must...

 
 
 
Nectarines in White Bowl on Pink Cloth

NECTARINES IN WHITE BOWL ON PINK CLOTH

The idea for this painting came after I drew the nectarines in a white bowl and then decided it would be a more interesting and colorful...

How I Frame my Paintings -Update

HOW I FRAME MY PAINTINGS -UPDATE

I first posted this tutorial on February 2015. Since then I've found other/new floating frames that are worth a look: dickblick.com...

 
 
 
Bagel and Knife

BAGEL AND KNIFE

This composition started as a value drawing. In figuring out the value structure I was able to visualize the drawing as a completed...

A Trio of Fruit and Knife

A TRIO OF FRUIT AND KNIFE

This painting took several days to finish since I had to push the darker values in the knife. I made the knife a means to lead the...

 
 
 
The Smithy Gallery

THE SMITHY GALLERY

I'm pleased to announce that I've been invited to participate in the group show "Earthly Possessions" at the Smithy Gallery in Cooperstown,...

White Cup and Orange Slice

WHITE CUP AND ORANGE SLICE

White Cup and Orange Slice using a mostly yellow and purple palette. If you're in the Albany, NY area and are interested in learning...

 
 
 
Green Apples on Blue Plate

GREEN APPLES ON BLUE PLATE

I went back into this painting the next day to darken some shadow areas, lightened and warmed up the table in front, created lost edges...

Orange Slices

ORANGE SLICES

Orange Slices on Purple Cloth. My goal was to lead the viewer's eye into this composition with a shaft of light between the two orange...

 
 
 
Turnips

TURNIPS

I've been working on my drawing skills. In the drawing below I followed the form with my hatch marks and kept it loose. In the painting...

Art and Photography Festival at Lion's Park 2018

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL AT LION'S PARK 2018

Join me and enjoy! The Art and Photography Festival In Lion's Park at the Niskayuna Train Station. Lion's Park this Saturday, May 26...

 
 
 
Lemons in Pink Bowl

LEMONS IN PINK BOWL

The focal point of this painting is the lemon on the left. It has the greatest value contrast. The shadows are anchored on three sides....

600TH BLOG POST

A friend gave me the book "The Elements of Color" by Johannes Itten. I'd like to thank her and share two passages whose meaning I find...

 
 
 
Amber Vase and Lemons

AMBER VASE AND LEMONS

Lately, it's about directing the viewer's eye to the center of interest. It's the lemons and inside the vase! The tools used were de-emphasizing...

Introduction to Oil Painting

INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING

The Atelier at Arlene's Learn the Basics of Oil PaintingOn Saturday, Nov. 3rd, from 11am to 4pm$60 per student Would you like to learn...

 
 
 
Earthly Possessions

EARTHLY POSSESSIONS

I've been invited to participate in The Smithy Gallery show "Earthly Possessions" this month in Cooperstown, NY. Show dates June 25...

Amber Vase on White Plate

AMBER VASE ON WHITE PLATE

A second painting of the amber vase and lemon from a different angle and with a different set-up. The most challenging part of this...

 
 
 
Amber Vase and Two Oranges

AMBER VASE AND TWO ORANGES

It's fun to do a series. I've done four paintings of this amber vase. This is the current painting and is all about the reflection...

Giclee Prints

GICLEE PRINTS

I have two beautiful giclee reproduction prints for sale. This is a limited edition print. To understand the difference between an...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Sogoojae / DIDI studio

Sogoojae / DIDI studio

© Kwangsik Jung Architects: DIDI studio Location: Namyangju, South Korea Lead Architect: Hwi Roh Team: Nari Kang, Gangkuk Lee, Hyungsuk Jung Architect Of Record: Sungchul Kim... Read more ...

REX to Design Brown University's New $31.6 Million Performing Arts Center

REX to Design Brown University's New $31.6 Million Performing Arts Center

Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University / Diller Scofidio + Renfro The New York City-based architecture firm REX will be designing the new... Read more ...

Marker Drawings 38

Marker Drawings 38

Sketchbook Drawings Sharpie markers, Magnum, king size, fine point, ultra fine point, 2017-18sketchbook 6" x 8" More marker sketches.498,499,500,501 Read more ...

Marker Drawings 31 - LAAF Ephemera

Marker Drawings 31 - LAAF Ephemera

Sharpie markers, magnum, kingsize, fine point, ultra fine point, 2016 cup 4¼" high LAAF fan 8" x 8" LAAF pamphlet 4¼" x 11" envelopes 3½" x 6½" I'm a little behind in posting... Read more ...

Abstract Female Nude Painting,Palette Knife Figure "Lady" by Texas Artist...

Abstract Female Nude Painting,Palette Knife Figure "Lady" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil Painting/SOLD-Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Hong Leong City Center / Aedas

Hong Leong City Center / Aedas

Courtesy of Aedas Architects: Aedas Location: Hong Leong City Center, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Lead Architects: Dr Andy We, Keith Griffiths Area: 0.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Landscape Painting, Abstract Landscape,Contemporary Art,Acrylic “Silent...

Landscape Painting, Abstract Landscape,Contemporary Art,Acrylic “Silent Venture” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

"One must find solace in a quiet mind, for it is in this calmness we hear the whispers." Joan Fullerton FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 40"x30"x2" Acrylic on Canvas/sold Visit to Read more ...

Forensic Architecture and Heatherwick Among Winners of the Beazley Designs...

Forensic Architecture and Heatherwick Among Winners of the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018

Via Design Museum Forensic Architecture has been crowned overall winner of the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018, with their exhibition “Counter Investigations.” The firm has... Read more ...

"Glad To See You"

"Glad To See You"

"Glad To See You", 8x8" oil on cradled 2" gesso board, $135At the J. Petter Gallery(269)857-2230 I was so "Glad To See" so many friendly faces at the Petter Gallery this past... Read more ...

By the light of the moon by Margaret Aycock oil on 16x20 canvas

By the light of the moon by Margaret Aycock oil on 16x20 canvas

L this was fun! I have always loved the night paintings at the Gilcrease Museum just down the road from my house. Last summer on a visit to the country to a friend's house, we... Read more ...