oil on linen, 24 x 20", artist’s studio
Portrait of Mr & Mrs Parra (double portrait left)
oil on linen, 36 x 30”, SOLD ($13,000) Mrs. Parra is a warm and generous person. An open book who stands tall for her beliefs. Behind her, on the wall is a portrait painting of her w her two sisters painted when they were teenagers.
Portrait of Mrs. Parra (left in double portrait)
oil on linen canvas 36 x 30" Notice the difference in her hair from 1st image. Upon approval of commissioned work, she wished her hair to be more tussled. I was happy to oblige 🙂
Portraits of Mr. & Mrs. Parra (double portrait right)
oil on linen, 36 x 30”, SOLD ($13,000) Mr.Parra is quick-witted and possesses a great ability to make people laugh. Add his English accent and you get the feel of the personality I tried to capture here in this portrait.
The Ryan Daughters
oil on linen canvas, 36 x 50”, SOLD (commissioned)
oil on panel, 12 x 16”, SOLD ($2,500) The dignity and commitment of the conductor.
Hittin’ the Note
oil on linen, 15 x 24”, SOLD ($6,500) I used to sketch in the night clubs of Boston and my oils are often created from the on-site sketching. This one from the classic Wally's nightclub.
oil on canvas, 12 x 16”, SOLD ($2,900)
oil on panel, 10 x 6”, SOLD
Gesture of Dominique ( alla prima oil sketch)
oil, 19 x 13”, SOLD
The Harbor Master, Portofino
charcoal study drawing w chalk on toned paper, 4 x 6” a quick charcoal sketch that later provided the reference for the harbor master in my painting "First Light of Portofino"
Charcoal, 12 x 18" Work from this drawing into creating an oil painting
Sketched on site @ the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy
Trevi Fountain, Rome Italy
onsite-sketch, Mixed Media , 12 x 18"
oil on linen, 54 x 72”, collection of the artist
Quiet Moment The chiaroscuro effect lends a sense of the quietness of the moment
Resilience (alla prima)
oil on board, 48 x 24”, available from artist’s studio
oil on linen canvas, 48 x 48”, available from artist’s studio. On the way to my becoming an artist, or in anything of importance to oneself, one must navigate all the influences, often offered with the best of intentions, with also knowing your own path.
Pieta - Michelangelo
My charcoal sketch of Michelangelo's Pieta in Florence. This was one of his very last works which he didn't actually complete prior to his death. Unfortunately, his studio assistant completed the figure on the lower left which is not as moving as the rest of the sculpture.
Pieta- Michelangelo, Florence Italy
Detail of my sketch from Michelangelo's Pieta in Florence, Italy
All prima portrait of artist Bud Cook
oil on panel, 10 x 6”, collection of the artist -a quick 20 minute oil sketch of my friend and fellow artist Bud
Alla Prima portrait of artist Karen Reid
oil on prepared cardboard, 9 x 6” arched Quick 20-minute oil sketch of a friend and fellow artist Karen Reid
oil on panel, 9 x 12”, available from artist’s studio
oil on panel, 24 x 20, available from the Artist's studio