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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Owl Be There



Title:  Owl Be There
Medium: Acrylic on panel
Size: 6x6 inches
Genre: Animals

I wanted to portray some magic in this little owl study-- hence the purple, as well as focus on the patterns in its feathers. To echo that, I put some patterning in the sky. This little fellow has been entered into the "Patterns" challenge at Daily Paintworks.




Monday, January 08, 2018

Take a Sip



Title: "Take a Sip"
Genre: Fantasy, Fun Art
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 6x6 inches

Another exploration into an underwater still life, with a fill cup of wine. Bubbles added just for fun.


Saturday, January 06, 2018

Secret Message


Title: "Secret Message"
Medium: Acrylic
Genre: Still life
Size: 6x6 inches

I love bottles and secret messages too, so here's another bottle with a message in it. The seashell, BTW is a murex. 



Saturday, December 30, 2017

Waiting



Title: "Waiting"
Medium: Acrylic
Genre: Figurative
Size: 10x8 inches

This was a three hour pose done from a live model. I wanted to focus on mood, light, and shadow. Artist signature upper right corner.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Message in a Bottle




Title: Message in a Bottle
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Size: 12 x 12 inches
Genre: Magic Realism, Fantasy

The fish are mystified at the writing on the message in the bottle. Little do they know it's only a game.
Note on the colors: I couldn't get this to scan the color accurately; the message in the original painting is more golden than orange. Cadmium orange does strange things on the scanner.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Drink Deep


"Drink Deep"
Genre: Still Life, magic realism
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Size: 12x16

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Bubbles



Title: Bubbles
Genre: Fantasy
Medium: Acrylic
Size: 5" x 5"

Acrylic on wood panel, framed. Did this while listening to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. No, that cup is not a horcrux.