Tag Archives: original painting

Acrylic on Paper

1 Dec

A new piece. Charcoaled out the lines then painted them in black. Fed color in slowly working a fairly limited palette.

Cyclone (2018)

20 Nov

A new acrylic on canvas board.

New Era Paintings

14 Nov

This is my first ever attempt employing the use of only a palette knife. I have labored over this one for many hours until the final stroke of the knife.

Portal (2018)

4 Nov

I have been painting but not posting, for a very long time. I continue experimenting mostly with acrylic on paper. This work is 16″ x 20″ & varnished with a matte finish. Feels good to have something I feel is worthy of posting. Nice to be back!

Untitled 2-2017 (2017)

5 Jan

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A new acrylic on paper.  Not sure what this is exactly or what it conveys.  Feels a little ethereal.  I loved the way the colors came together.

Untitled 1620-31

4 Dec

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A warm piece for a cold weekend.

(Acrylic on paper, Dec. 2015)

Haring Homage (Untitled 1620-20) (2015)

20 Nov

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Keith Haring‘s work has always delighted and inspired me.  I love his use of color and thick black line.  There is a clean, simplicity to his often searing social commentary.  His work is like a soft hammer, drawing you in and then capturing your attention & rattling your sensibilities.  This work has no particular agenda but I created it mindful of Haring’s techniques and use of color.

(Acrylic on paper, Nov. 2015)

Untitled 1620-19 (2015)

19 Nov

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Restricted this piece to using only green, white, brown, and black.  I am really pleased with the variety of hues that emerged.

(Acrylic on paper, Nov. 2015)

Monochrome (1620-18) (2015)

18 Nov

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Just a fun, new abstract piece.  Love playing with monochromatic colors.  A bit of an homage to Picasso, especially his love for the black line.

(Acrylic on paper, Nov. 2015)

Arcs & Angles (2015)

13 Oct

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I decided to change things up on this one a bit.  Typically bold black lines tend to dominate my work.  This time I wanted to see how it would look to let bold white lines take the stage.  I have to say I had so much fun working with the white lines.  I recently bought two rolls of packing paper.  One is this tan color and the other pure white.  I feel like the acrylics I am currently working with adhere very well to this paper.  I have 80 linear feet of rolled paper to create with and I cannot wait!

(Acrylic on paper, Oct. 2015)

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