Friday, February 26, 2010

Fowl play

I painted those chickens about 3 years ago, the painting was hiding in the basement.

Oxtongue river,

This painting of the Oxtongue River, painted from a photo, provided by a member of the Wetcanvas group. The idea is, to paint or draw a painting in two hours, then post it for the members to see and comment on it. This painting is done in oil, on a 11 by 14 masonite panel.

To join or visit go to "" and then on the content channel find "All Media Art Events" that's where the action is.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Hallstadt in Austria

I painted this picture from an public image on the internet. Hallstadt, is a small town, close to Salzburg, where I was born. Painted on a 16 by 20 canvas in oil.

Store in Lahaina, Maui

Small oil painting, 11 by 14, painted from a photo I took last year on a visit to Hawaii.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Pot and bowls

Here is the second challenge from rookiepainter, a photo of his sink, after eating a bowl of chilli, etc., I did this in acrylic, on canvas paper.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Another New Painting Challenge, Snow Shadows

Studio Atelier, is a Blog, where artist are invited in a monthly challenge, painting from a posted photo, details can be found at:
Snow Shadows is painted with oil on a 11 by 14 masonite panel. The photo under the painting was the one provided by Studio Atelier.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Thank You Karin Jurick Project

Here is my portrait of Karin Jurick, which I painted for the "Thank You Karin Jurick Project " organized by Jill Polsby.
118 artist participated and their portrait of Karin can be found at
Karin Jurick started the Blog, "Different Strokes from Different Folks", which is always great fun

Friday, February 12, 2010

Wild Horse Trail, WDE Challenge

I experimented with a painting knife and used it exclusively not a single brushstroke, since this is my first try at this, I am happy with the result.
I did this painting for the Wet canvas website, it is a weekly event where the member have a choice, to paint from about 16 photos, and finish the art work in 2 hours, it's great fun.

Oranges, challenge by Jen,"rookiepainter"

Jen, with the nome the plume "rookiepainter,
started this challenge,here is my contribution, please visit his Blog.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Fall reflections, oil on canvas, 18 by 24

Painted from a photo I took last fall, at the river from down the street from where I live.

Portrait of Estella my DW

Here I attempted to paint a portrait of my wife (against my better judgment), I think I will call this, a work in progress
A portrait is a picture of a person with something wrong with the mouth:
John Singer Sargent

Portrait of Jose Ortiz

Here is a portrait in oil on MDF panel, 14 by 11 of our friend Jose. It was a quick study about 3 hours, he has not seen it yet.

First post, a small painting

I did this small painting last night as an option to watching TV, it was done from a photo I took last summer, around the area where I live