Sunday, April 27, 2014

Holy Woman

Another new, small, light-infused painting. I'm enjoying giving my works more breathing space & a lighter palette. I will probably return to more monochrome themes, but for now I'm stretching out in this direction.

Holy Woman, 2014, acrylic on board, 12" x 9".

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Fortune Teller

This new small painting is more of a traditional "scene" (figure in a landscape with a tower, clouds, etc.) than many of my pieces. I think it works quite well & may well be the beginning of a series...we'll see...

The Fortune Teller, 2014, acrylic on board, 12" x 9".

Watching The Stars

This is a small acrylic painting of a head which appears to be made out of stars:

Watching The Stars, 2014, acrylic on board, 12" x 9".

Morpheus in His Land of Dreams

This is the latest in a mini-series of artworks depciting Morpheus, god of dreams. It was done on a small jute (type of fibre used to make canvas) panel, with the grain & color of the support showing through.

Morpheus in His Land of Dreams, 2014, acrylic on jute panel, 8" x 10".

Friday, April 25, 2014

Babel From Above

This is the latest in a number of versions of the Tower of Babel that I have depicted over the years.

Babel From Above, 2014, acrylic on board, 12" x 9".

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Woman with a White Headdress

This is a small piece done on a jute panel that I purchased from the local craft store over at the mall. I've always like the slightly ragged, unfinished look & feel of raw canvas, so this was a small chance to work on that surface. The panel came in a pack of three, so there may well be one or two others like this coming up soon.

If you click on the image to zoom in, you can really see the richness of the texture.

Woman with a White Headdress, 2014, acrylic on jute panel, 10" x 8".

Judgment Day (sketch)

I've done several pieces over the years with this title. This current small one is a preliminary study for a larger work that I intend to do stay tuned...

Judgment Day (sketch), 2014, acrylic on board, 12" x 9".

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Green Man

I realized that it had been a while since I had done a color painting, so here is a new one. It relates to my "Tree Man" series which weaves in & out of my work. The green color was also partly inspired by the greenish hue of the Mona Lisa, a small reproduction of which was on the wrapper for the gessoed board that this was painted on. It's fairly thickly painted in acrylic, which doesn't always lend itself well to impasto, but came out quite well in this case, & the light hit it at a good angle for the photo.

The Green Man, 2014, acrylic on board, 12" x 9".

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Studio Shot

A section of my studio this morning:

Side by Side

A new monochrome painting on cardboard in a more expressionist vein.

Side by Side, 2014, acrylic on cardboard, 18" x 28" approx.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Salvator Mundi

Another quite raw piece on cardboard:

Salvator Mundi, 2014, acrylic on cardboard, 29" x 16.5" approx.

Dark Turbulence

This is another new piece on cardboard, done in a more raw style than some of my more finished pieces.

Dark Turbulence, 2004, acrylic on cardboard, 29.5" x 16.5" approx.

Ruined Angel Falling

This is a painting on a piece of black foamcore that I found in the garage the other day:

Ruined Angel Falling, 2014, acrylic on foamcore, 28" x 22".

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Several Heads

This is a small drawing of a number of heads (four, or maybe three-and-a-half).

Several Heads, 2014, ink & acrylic on paper, 11" x 8.5".

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Troubled By Clouds

This is a monochrome painting on cardboard that I started a few days ago & finished today. It changed quite a lot during the process, which is not unusual for me.

Troubled By Clouds, 2014, acrylic on cardboard, 20" x 19.5" approx.