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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Senator Clinton is gunning for you!

Mrs C is ready for you..

Why is this man smiling ???
Jessica update:

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Marble Faun... Mei - from life in antique wedding dress.

Painted from life - 16x20 on Masterworks stretched linen..  Nice to pain on with a triple oil ground!  oh - Hello Blog - how you doin ?    - Cheers Kevin

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

New work at Group Show in New York City at Rehs Contemporary Galleries..

I am super happy to share with you my participation in my first group show at Rehs Contemporary Galleries called "Reflecting the Real" along with several excellent realist artists!
It goes from October 3rd-23rd. The opening is on Saturday, October 3rd 11-4pm. If you're in the NYC area, please stop in to see all the excellent works!


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Some paintings I produced while up at Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio studying with Robert Liberace

 Above "Lysandra" from life - about 3 to 4 hours; oil on Fine Canvas. (sold).
Close-up - > Lysandra Seated - about 5 hours - oil on Canvas Board
Lysandra Seated - 16 x 20"

Red - in Repose - about 5 hours from life.  Really enjoyed the challenge of this one! 16 x 20" 
quick study of the model on Linen - about 1-2 hours - from life in Oil Paint.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Recent works at the studio of Travis Schaht in Winter Tribeca, NYC

Kathleen - oil on linen from life over about 5-6 hours I think.  About 10 x 12"
And a progression from umber block-in to finish.. I moved that ear!  

John Oil on ARches Cold Press paper for oil paint..   Shoulda' toned it as those first paints are a doozy (for me) on bright white!  Great model to draw/paint!  From life - all of these are in Natural winter NYC light!
Danny, from life - about 3-4 hours on RSG treated Daler-Rowney grey paper ( Danny's invention- thank you for the gift of the paper!)..  From life..

There is one more to post but I will need it to dry a bit as it's a bit shiny.. Thank you much much to Travis Schlaht for allowing me to paint with him and learn from him.. A great guy, fantastic artist and teacher and also, (I am told) has a mean hook shot from above the key!.

Travis explains the finer points of the pick-and-roll to Kathleen, our 2 session model !

A self portrait quicky on canson canvas pad .. about 2 hours..

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Violinist - from life. Painted at a small workshop with Travis Schlaht - Jan 2015

"The Violinist" From life Jan 2015 - oil on masonite. 14 x 14"

The process for the painting.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Wofgang R - A portrait of the Artist.

Wolfgang in Oil on Canvas 10" x 12"  And a process image of the steps!  Glasses in perspective are my nemesis but fun to study how they serve the image and the feeling of the person!   Started in late December 2014 and completed in 2015

Dual side-lights head drawing-demo for my Heads and Hands class.. about 25 minutes on toned paper heightened with white chalk.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Small celebration - to my excellent Heads and Hands class this semester ...

This is a composite of graphite studies of each of my Heads and Hands students for this semester.  I made a large archival print for them.  It's a surprise today - I hope they enjoy it as much as I have teaching them this semester.   Don't look too closely you may see all of the errors!  Graphite on Strathmore 400 cream vellum paper.

Friday, October 24, 2014

New drawings - mostly demo efforts for my students this fall at Academy of Art University in Sunny ( nvr rns hr ethr) San Francisco, CA

Pigeon Plumtree III demo - from life - great model!!

Bob and Colleen (3 minutes and 20 respectively)

Gregory - 5 minute heads for demo - from life..
Bob and Veronique - 5-8 minute heads from life..

Jessica - portrait demo for my figure students .. about an hour..