Monday, December 18, 2006

Conspiring Pears

had this little conversation going on in my head when I was painting this.
Pear No. 1: I heard she was making lime Jello tonight.
Pear No. 2 (shrilly): No!!!
Pear No. 3: You don't think she'll be putting you know what in there, do you?

8 x 10 oil on canvas - a quickie about an hour.
(I did make the Jello)

I am posting a photo of the pears before they became dessert as well. I will talk later about why a painting is usually a more accurate representation of reality than a photo ever can be and this painting is a great example of why this is true.

A.J. Hawk Ohio State Football Player

This is the first in a series of college football players I am painting. They will all be 16 x 20 originals and all done in oil. There will be 8-10 in this series - all with starting bids of $99.99. Prints of this size are $50 so original oils at this price will be quite a bargain. I am not using copyrighted photos. I am placing the player in a composition I create.

Saturday, December 09, 2006

Emiliano Zapata portrait

My latest painting is a well-known hero of the Mexican Revolutionary War, Emiliano Zapata. The size is 16 x 12 oil on canvas. Limited edition prints are available in my eBay store here.