FRANK MASON IN VERMONT: Artist and Teacher exhibition

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Exhibitions, My Artwork | No Comments
FRANK MASON IN VERMONT: Artist and Teacher exhibition

Happy to say I will be in upcoming exhibit, FRANK MASON IN VERMONT: Artist and Teacher Exhibition, at the Bryan Memorial Gallery in Jeffersonville, Vermont. http://www.bryangallery.org/ Dates and Times Dates of the exhibition:  Thursday, June 29 – Monday, September 4.  The gallery is open daily during the exhibit, 11 – 5 and by appointment, earlier […]

NOAPS Spring 2017 On-Line International Exhibition

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Exhibitions, My Artwork | No Comments
NOAPS Spring 2017 On-Line International Exhibition

Glad to say that my painting Girl wSuitcase won Award in National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society Spring 2017 exhibit

Artists Materials – Gilbert Stuart’s Palette – Natural Pigments

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Source: Artists Materials – Gilbert Stuart’s Palette – Natural Pigments

Frank Mason’s House in Vermont

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Landscape, My Artwork, Oil | No Comments
Frank Mason’s House in Vermont

This was the last painting I did in Frank Mason’s class in Vermont. It was held on the last day of the class. It shows his red house which had a wonderful painting studio inside, it was near Peacham, Vermont.

Greek Orthodox Church in the Snow, February 2017

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Landscape, My Artwork, Oil | No Comments
Greek Orthodox Church in the Snow, February 2017

I painted this in the snow in February (2017). It shows the Greek Orthodox Church near McCarren Park in Greenpoint which is not far from where I live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The dome was recently restored so it no longer is green from the copper oxidization but is now the original copper color. However, hard […]

Indian Hunter, 2017

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Artists, Landscape, My Artwork, Oil | No Comments
Indian Hunter, 2017

Well this painting combines two things that I love: painting in the snow and the first statue installed in Central Park after the park was created. Keyword there is after as Bethesda Fountain was there already part of the original design of the park. The sculpture is by John Quincy Adams Ward who considered it […]

Anza and Collins

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Landscape, My Artwork, Watercolor | No Comments
Anza and Collins

I painted this last summer in San Francisco. The location is reflected by the name of the streets in the title. There is a large hill (known as Lone Mountain) in view to the left background behind the row of houses which is too steep for traffic. Upon that hill is a group of building […]

How the Naming of Clouds Changed the Skies of Art

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The clouds in many 19th-century European paintings look drastically different than those in the 18th century. Source: How the Naming of Clouds Changed the Skies of Art

The Boatman, Winslow Homer copy

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Artists, My Artwork, Watercolor | No Comments

This will be the February giveawy which is an actaul 9×12″ watercolor (not a print) I did to one of my Patreons that I will randomly pick (I use this website to help https://www.random.org/lists/ It’s a copy of a Sargent that I did in between off moments of helping students at the Lincoln Square Community […]

Proportions of Face

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Anatomy | No Comments

The eyes are half way between top of skull and bottom (chin) from hairline to chin is divided in thirds: 1) hairline, 2)brow ridge 3)bottom of nose to bottom of chin from bottom of nose to chin divided in thirds: 1)bottom of nose, 2)parting of lips, 3)top of chin (or bottom of mouth muscle or […]