Portrait artist paints still life: One In the Shade

This setup was a process of reduction. It started off with three garlic bulbs, then 2 garlic bulbs and a bunch of pieces, then no bulbs and a bunch of pieces… fewer and fewer and finally just these few pieces. I like that they all seem to be sitting on their bottoms and pointing in …

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Portrait artist paints lemon slices on a water

Happy New Year! This month I’m going to paint as many small paintings as I can, and each one will be available for only $100 + S/H.  To purchase one, just email me with the name of the painting you want and I will send you a secure Paypal invoice (or you can pay by …

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Let Down Your Peel – painting of an orange, or is that Rapunzel?

Let Down Your Peel / 8×6 in / oil on linen / See Available Still Life Paintings I had a lot of fun setting this one up. Another satsuma, calling to her friend. I was experimenting with a low key pallet with a master color (orange). I think the shadows on the peel were the …

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Satsuma

Satsuma / 6×6 in / oil on linen on panel / See Available Still Life Paintings I hope everyone had a wonderful day yesterday! I had a complete blast. I’ve started up several paintings of oranges and satsumas; this is the first to get finished. What’s it doing there? It’s sitting on brown paper. The …

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“Dinoball” and Yeah! – hands and toy by portrait artist

“Dinoball” / 6″ x 8″ / oil on linen / See Available Still Life Paintings This is a painting of my son working a toy. I loved the light coming through his fingers, and that the toy looks like a baby bird or dinosaur. 4 of my paintings were accepted into Randy Higbee Gallery’s 6 …

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