Monthly Archives: April 2016

In the studio 4/26/16

After a long hiatus, I worked on Washington Square Park again. How many times have I reworked the background?  Well, are you going to tell me or not? OK, it’s been A LOT.  That didn’t stop me from working on it again.  Most things are done or really, really close.  I’ve done this–obsessively reworking–before, many…

In the studio 4/24/16

My work today on Spring was all blues: ultramarine blue-violet on the blouses of the outer-most figures; cerulean blue and black on the pants of the middle woman. Magnesium blue and Veronese green on the Bug. All cut with cool grays, of course. I love Old Holland paint; they’re my favorite, but they’ve priced themselves out of my…

In the studio

After working on paintings with a lot of figures in them, working on The Photographer’s single figure is refreshing.  I don’t actually know the woman in this painting, which is based on one of many photos I took at a local fair.  Anyway, she struck me as a tough customer; all business, if you know…

In the studio 4/3/16

I was busy today.  I got into a groove and worked on several paintings.  These two are the last ones that I worked on.  When I finally put the brush down, I was mentally exhausted. Victory Park I is cobbled together from several photographs.  I’m having fun painting the dog and painting GREEN. I worked…