I finished up this fun window painting this afternoon and had a buddy to try it on for size. ;)
Check it out in person at Lena Rose in Ravenswood in Chicago
Finished 5"x7" portraits. For commissions, email: email@example.com
Three 5"x7" commissioned figurative portraits. For commissions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
wip/work in progress
I acquired this new-to-me" display shelf for shows from the dangerously close thrift store. I painted it a color called "warm wool." Orange and/or blue spindle tops?
A fork? a polyalon bird? Who knows?
Big hugs /
Father's Day commission for this AH-DORABLE family. For commissions, email: email@example.com
A beautiful family. Beautiful portrait.
Underdrawing for a portrait. For commissions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feeling like Richter with my swing fromabstract realism to straight shooting abstract. "I would like to say to those who think of my pictures as serene, whether in friendship or mere observation, that I have imprisoned the most utter violence in every inch of their surface."
This one took awhile since we had two weeks of visitors. Or maybe because I wanted to live in this misty utopia for as long as possible.
Our basement is welcoming with open arms to both old and new wood. New stretchers are coming together for a new oil on canvas series. Coming soon.
First layers of the portrait part of this commission. The first layers are always nice and loose. WIP / work in progress.
And this is the updated commission after the customer provided a higher quality photo. Details galore.
A finished watercolor painting for a realtor for a closing gift.
Hers a new commission for a closing gift. Work in progress, underdrawing.
WIP/work in progress. Underdrawing of an el stop in Chicago.
I have so many great memories around this spot in the river. Most of them during one of several architectural boat tours. 😂