Tag Archives: figurative painting

new painting: Beret and Backpack

275_Man_Wearning_Beret_and_Blue_Backpack_in_Paris_Rain.jpgThe backpack and beret of this Paris pedestrian initially caught my eye, but it was the silvery blue of the wet sidewalk, warmth of the shadow and motion of the subject that kept me looking. The aerial viewpoint creates abstract shapes from the foreshortened figure and flattens the “scene”. This painting is not only reminiscent of Paris, travel and youth, but also helps us to rediscover the wonder of the insignificant and cultivate our ability to enjoy the moment. size, media, etc. ->

Woman in White on Bicycle at the Beach

262aerial_view_of_woman_on_bicycle_at_beach.jpgThis painting was inspired by artist Warren Keating’s view from the Santa Monica pier at the cyclists riding below him. It was created by using a digital video frame capture as reference to paint an expressive oil on canvas of the split-second moment. The resulting signature “Pixel Impressionism” brush strokes render the movement of the bicycling figure. more info / purchase>

Aerial View of Man Opening a Beer Bottle

257_aerial_view_of_man_opening_beer_bottleThis painting was inspired by my view from an upper level of an outdoor mall in Los Angeles. I used my signature Pixel Impressionist brushstrokes to render the movement and immediacy of the figure. My intention was to create a contemporary vision of the Impressionistic figure that references our digital age. more info >

Woman under Umbrella Running in Paris Rain

255_woman_under_umbrella_wearing_winter_boots_in_parisThis oil painting was inspired by the view from my hotel room balcony of a Parisian woman wearing winter boots running in the rain on St. Germain. I used my signature Pixel Impressionist brushstrokes to create the movement of the figure and suggest the texture of the wet concrete, while creating a contemporary styled figure painting. This expressive work is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes varnished and ready to hang. more info >

Woman Bicycling in Santa Monice #2

This painting was inspired by my view from the Santa Monica Pier at the pedestrians and cyclists on the bike path below. Using my signature Pixel Impressionism brush strokes, I rendered the movement of the figure and the immediacy of the moment. This piece is currently on display at ViVO Contemporary in Santa Fe. 241_woman_bicycling_in_Santa_Monica_2

Impressions of a Woman Riding a Bicycle in Southern California

240_woman_on_bicycle_at_california_beachThis piece was inspired by an aerial view from the Santa Monica Pier looking at the bicycle path below. My signature Pixel Impressionist brushstrokes serve to capture the movement of the cyclist and the imagination of the viewer. This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished white edges. It comes varnished and ready to hang. more info / purchase >