Thursday, August 28, 2014

Grackle Gallery Show


I'm happy to be a part of this show at the Grackle Art Gallery in Fort Worth, Sept. 6th, 6-11 PM. If you're in the area, please drop in and see us. I'll have about four new paintings on view along with the other artists, live music, and lots o' fun.

The address is:
4621 El Campo
Fort Worth, TX

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Interior with Velazquez Book - oil on panel, 14x11 inches

Interior with Velazquez Book
Oil on panel, 14x11 inches
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Another interior painting--this time of my living room. (You can see the first one here.) The living room also has a skylight, which makes for some interesting light in the afternoon. The light was "right" for about 1 hour a day, so I had to paint this over a week. Any passing clouds outside changed the light too, so that added to the challenge.
Anyway, one of my favorite colors is the red of those chairs. In fact, all the reds in the painting reminded me of some of Velazquez's work, which I had on my mind from reading the book sitting on the ottoman.