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 […]

Watercolor for Beginners

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Technique, Watercolor | No Comments

I teach watercolor to artists at all levels from absolute beginner to very advanced artists. And I find this very satisfying, but I particularly like helping new artists and it gives great joy to see students work hard and improve, develop and get better, and often in a shorter amount of time than you might […]

Munsell Color Wheel

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Artists, Color, Technology, Videos | No Comments
Munsell Color Wheel

Between the traditional color wheel and the more modern one which uses RGB + CMY, I believe is where the Munsell Color Wheel falls and the color wheel that I prefer to refer to. I took a Munsell Color Wheel that I found on the internet and used Photoshop to tweak it slightly so that […]

Langer’s lines – Wikipedia

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Source: Langer’s lines – Wikipedia