This commissioned work was a joy to create. It began with some text message discussions on important colors, the location that it would hang and some general thoughts on the overall composition. I spend a great deal of time with my commission clients to get an understanding of not only where the painting will be […]Read more "Untitled 0.37 48×60 (Oil on Canvas) – Commissioned"
I am not interested in color for color’s sake and light for light’s sake. I am interested in them as means of expression. – Robert Henri Connection. Separation. Together.Read more "Untitled 0.29 (48×60, Oil on Canvas)"
Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. – Robert Henri Emotions are powerful and having multiple emotional responses to a situation can be very confusing. In dealing with multiple and sometimes conflicting emotions, there are times where they bleed together and other times it is very simple to distinguish the responses. This painting and its cousin, Untitled […]Read more "Untitled 0.28 48×60 (Oil on Canvas)"
For an artist to be interesting to us he must have been interesting to himself. He must have been capable of intense feeling, and capable of profound contemplation – Robert Henri Many times I paint multiple canvases at the same time. This is a great for moving ideas, thoughts and creativity out on the canvas. […]Read more "Untitled 0.27 (48×60, Oil on Canvas)"
I am interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom…People who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when painting them. Mark Rothko The larger pieces are where I find most comfort. The most freedom to express. The color work is created only from primary colors and the […]Read more "Untitled 0.26 (48×60, oil on canvas) – SOLD"