Month: April 2018

Is it Real or Not??

Is it Real or Not??

Not long ago, I was in an art forum where they were discussing thoughts on photorealism art. This is art that is so realistically portrayed, that the viewer may mistake it for an actual photo. Other terms like “Hyper-Realism” or “Super Realism” is also associated […]

Abstract 88 – 4, 5, 6

Abstract 88 – 4, 5, 6

Abstract #4 Well, this one totally turned out looking like water to me. I just went swooping back and forth with the brush and this is what emerged. I had wanted some cool colors after my last painting which was pinks and purples. I like […]

Don’t Look! Yet.

Don’t Look! Yet.

In my article on Artistic Atmosphere, I wrote about how I tend to like a quiet space all to myself where I can work – and finish – in total peace. I don’t much like anyone watching me work. However, this extends past art. I […]

Abstract 88 – 1, 2, 3

Abstract 88 – 1, 2, 3

Abstract #1 I had fun with this one from beginning to end. I think it was because it had been eons since I had last used oil paints and I forgot just how much I love them. They stay where you put them and have such […]

Abstract 88

Abstract 88

I have never been an abstract artist. On the rare occasions I have made something abstract, it’s always been by total accident. Realism has always been what I was after. I like watching a piece slowly come to life. I like working almost tediously and being sure […]