Monday, January 30, 2017

#978 Eggplant and Green Bowl

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Classic colors, Eggplant purple and Green...
#stradaeasel day 30
one. more. day. for the strada easel competion!

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#927 Contentment

6"x6" | oil on archival panel


Love this little guy and the chinese red cup
#stradaeasel day 29

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

#926 Snow Twilight

6" x 6" | oil on archival panel

Looking out my studio window at twilight. My favorite time of evening. 34 deg.
#stradaeasel day 28

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Friday, January 27, 2017

#925 A Cold Gray Day

6" x 6" | oil on archival panel

A cold gray day in the pacific northwest today. I painted this one from my studio window. 36 deg outside. Spring is only a few weeks away...
#stradaeasel day 27

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

#923 Sunny Day

6"x6" | oil on gessobord panel
Finally a sunny day here! Couldn't resist painting it.

#stradaeasel day 24

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Monday, January 23, 2017

#922 Dark Beauty

6x6" | oil on archival panel

#stradaeasel day 23

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

#921 Pink Drink

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

#stradaeasel day 22

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

#919 Kitchen Objects of Desire

6"x6" | oil on archival gessobord panel

Some lovely things from my kitchen.
#stradaeasel day 19

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My small preliminary sketch...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

#918 Gradations

6"x6" | oil on gessobord panel

#stradaeasel day 18

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

#917 A Good Book

6"x6" | oil on gessobord panel

Can you tell what the book is? One of my favorite art books...
#stradaeasel day 17

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Here is the photo of one of my favorite art books - 
 Nicolai Fechin (in the above painting)

Monday, January 16, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

#914 Antique Red Glass

6"x6" | oil on archival gessobord

#stradaeasel day 13 the grapes are behind the red glass, you can barely see them through the glass.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

#913 Red Glass and Green Grapes

6"x6" | oil on gessobord panel

I love this red glass. I bought it a few years ago, in a trendy little antique store in The Pearl District in Portland OR. It's just really fun to paint.
Day 12 #stradaeasel

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

#912 Felix

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Funny little guy.

Day 11 #stradaeasel

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

#911 Chopsticks

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

Day 10 #stradaeasel

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Friday, January 6, 2017

#909 Pen and Ink

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

My Lamy sketching pen and some Noodler's Ink.
Day 6 #stradaeasel

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

#908 Looking For The Sun

6"x6" | oil on gessobord

Winter is a good time to experiment with "Interiors".
#stradaeasel Day 4


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I also made a little study before I painted this one yesterday, a 3"x3" oil on Thunderbolt Paper.
#stradaeasel Day 3

rough oil sketch on paper 3"x3"


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

#907 Home Is Where The Heart Is

6"x6" | oil on archival panel


Something a little different from our gloomy snowy days...

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Monday, January 2, 2017

#906 Turquoise and Green

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

An analogous color palette...

Jan Day 2 #stradaeasel

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

#905 The Purple Cup

6"x6" | oil on archival panel

I'm participating in a couple of daily painting projects for January. That's a good thing, since January is very cold here... the thing is... every painting during the month has to be "from life" so I will be looking around my house for things to paint!
Jan Day 1 #stradaeasel

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