Monthly Archives: August 2013

Oriental rose 6×6 Still life with a Japanese vase

It might look like I’m intentionally going for a minimalist approach here but not really, it’s the simplicity of objects that’s appealing to me, less is more, delicately balancing the values between the white tones, composition centers in the middle,

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Summer colors 6×6 Still life painting with fruits

Study in color, I deliberately picked various kinds of fruit to compare each color, some of them are more reflective then others, the fig seems to absorb the light rather then reflect it, I kept the orange in the back

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Zen flower 6×6 Still life with a Japanese vase

Picked an oriental theme for this one, I think in my still lives I go for a calming and zen-like effect, I let the objects and colors do the talking instead of me, even the painting process goes smooth and

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Rachel reclining female nude 6×8 Oil on canvas

Classical pose done in close values under soft diffused daylight, in a case like this the flesh tones get close to the background tone so I’m really careful about the edges of each shape, a lot of times they can

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Lauren Original female portrait 10×14 painting on canvas

I painted this portrait about 2-3 years ago but this is the first time it’s available for sale, it is slightly larger then my usual small size portraits like 5×7’s or 6×8’s so I think that’s nice for a change,

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