Monday, December 30, 2013

Love Me NYC

  Love Me NYC is part of a series of urban landscape paintings.  This is Broadway in Lower Manhattan on a warm fall day.  The colors are more traditional of a nature landscape painting rather than an urban setting.  The "Love Me" phrase is depicted on the building on the left.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Caught without an Umbrella Chicago, IL

  Caught without an Umbrella Chicago, IL is part of a series focusing on the urban landscapes.  Conveying the atmosphere of the moment in any landscape is important for many painters.  To me, not so much.  I look for the energy and odd color combinations.  This person got caught without an umbrella during a heavy rain in downtown Chicago.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Mather Park Chicago, IL

  Mather Park Chicago, IL is part of a series of paintings focusing on the female figure reading.  I caught this image on a visit to nearby Mather Park.  The linen which it's painted on has a rough texture which forces you to leave out small detail.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, December 27, 2013

Holiday Shoppers on the Go Chicago

  Holiday Shoppers on the Go Chicago is part of a series combining the human figure with the cityscape.  The energetic background of the cityscape provides the environment for the figures.  These figures are holiday shopping on a cold day in Chicago.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Relaxing and Reading in Millennium Park Chicago, IL

  Relaxing and Reading in Millennium Park Chicago is part of a series focusing on the theme of the female figure reading.  Millennium Park in Chicago is a great place to find people reading in various poses and situations. Tourists and locals alike are spread out all over the park.  Discovering these different scenarios is almost as rewarding as painting the subjects.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Orange Building Lower Manhattan NYC

  Orange Building Lower Manhattan NYC is part of a series of works depicting the urban landscapes.  This is Broadway in lower Manhattan as the sun is setting.  The sunlight merges the buildings with the sky and most detail is in the shadows.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Monday, December 23, 2013

Six Figures on Lake Michigan

  Six Figures on Lake Michigan is part of a series illustrating the human figure on the beach.  These six figures are relaxing on Lake Michigan her in Chicago.  The sand and background is painted with as much energy as the figures themselves.  The figures blend in with the sand rather than emerge from it.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sprinting Through Crosswalk Chicago IL

  Sprinting Through Crosswalk Chicago, IL is part of series of works combining the human figure with the urban landscapes.  In these works, people are coming and going in busy metropolitan setting.  This figure is sprinting across the street before the light changes in downtown Chicago.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Blue Water Near the Sand

  Blue Water Near the Sand is part of a series of works focusing on life at the beach.  These beach scenes all come from Lake Michigan here in Chicago.  Figures are taken from different photo references to make an interesting scene.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Friday, December 20, 2013

Rain Coming Down Crossing the Street Chicago

  Rain Coming Crossing the Street Chicago is part of a series of works focusing on urban landscapes.  This crowd is running for cover during a downfall in Downtown Chicago.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Unidentified Miner Pennsylvania

  Unidentified Miner Pennsylvania is part of a series depicting people and jobs of hard labor.   The identity of the miner is unknown.   I believe this person worked in the mines of Pennsylvania around the 1940's.  I try to capture the rugged character of the individual.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Sunlight Shining on Taxis NYC

  Sunlight Shining on Taxis in Manhattan NYC is part of a series of works depicting urban landscapes.  This intersection is near Eighth and Fortieth in NYC.  The detail is limited especially on the taxis themselves. Visual poetry instead of factual information.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Hand Augers

  Hand Augers is part of a series of works depicting jobs of hard labor.  In this painting, holes are drilled by hand for the insertion of black powder.   The explosion loosened the coal and made it easier to load and transport.



$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Monday, December 16, 2013

Downpour Chicago IL

  Downpour Chicago, IL is part of a series of urban landscape paintings.  A heavy rain is falling mid-day in downtown Chicago.  The pedestrians run for cover as the streets look empty.  Factual information is suggested but not clearly defined.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Reading in the Shade

  Reading in the Shade belongs to a series of paintings that involve the female figure reading.  I found this scene in a small garden area  near Grant Park in Chicago.  The figure and background merge together to make it uniform.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD 

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Red Seats Millennium Park Chicago

  Red Seats Millennium Park Chicago is part of a series of paintings.  The images in this series depict the female figure reading in some way or another.  This lady is relaxing and reading in front of the stage at Millennium Park in Chicago.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, December 13, 2013

Crowd Crossing Tenth Avenue NYC

  Crowd Crossing Tenth Avenue NYC is part of a series of urban landscape paintings.  The crowd is crossing Tenth Avenue near midtown.  The sky merges with crowd creating a large white shape with no definition.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Right Before the Rain Chicago

  Right Before the Rain Chicago is part of a series of urban landscapes.   The rain is coming and people run for cover.  The atmosphere is difficult one to describe because its neither sunny nor rainy.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Swinging Pick Axe Lincoln Tunnel NYC

  Swinging Pick Axe Lincoln Tunnel NYC is part of a series depicting jobs of hard labor.  I find many historical photo refs by searching the web.  These men are working on the Lincoln Tunnel in NYC around the 1940's.  I try to convey more of a mood rather than historical facts.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Crosswalk in Chicago

  Crosswalk in Chicago is part of a series of paintings.  This series focuses on the figure in motion primarily walking.  I studied many of the later Isabell Bishop works that focused on the same idea.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on panel
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SOLD

Monday, December 9, 2013

Pedestrians Near Union Square NYC

  Pedestrians Near Union Square NYC is part of a series.  The paintings in this series depict small groups of people crossing the street in a metropolitan setting.  This group is crossing the street near Union Square in NYC on their way to work.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Men Working on Lincoln Tunnel NYC

  Men Working in Lincoln Tunnel NYC is part of a series depicting jobs of hard labor.  These men are working on a large piece of machinery which digs through the ground to make an opening for the Lincoln Tunnel in NYC.  I use historical photos for these images but try to put my own mood and feeling in the painting.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Relaxing on Beach

  Relaxing on Beach is part of a series depicting the human figure in various poses and situations on the beach.  These figures are reclining on Lake Michigan here in Chicago.  I use various photo references and try to put together a scene that would have a narrative feel.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, December 6, 2013

Sun Setting Lower Manhattan NYC

  Sun Setting Lower Manhattan NYC is part of an ongoing series of urban landscapes. The sun is going down near Broadway and Park just a few blocks from the World Trade Center.  My focus is to simplify these urban scenes as much as I can and try to leave something to imagination.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Summer Rain in Chicago

 
  Summer Rain in Chicago is one in a series of urban landscape paintings. This is a view down Jackson Street right before a heavy rain was starting to fall.  Atmospheric effects in urban landscape paintings give them tremendous appeal.  Soon, I would like to render some winter, snow scenes.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Female Figure Crossing Murray Street in NYC

    Female Figure Crossing Murray Street in NYC is part of a series of urban landscapes.  Some of these urban landscapes feature the figure rather than the architecture and vice versa.  The figures are crossing Murray Street in lower Manhattan in the afternoon. The sun is starting to set casting long shadows.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Sidewalk in New York City

  Sidewalk in New York City is part of a series of urban landscape paintings.  This particular scene is near 40th and 8th in NYC.   Trying to simplify New York City images is more challenging than any other place.  The white buildings in the background blend with the crowd.  In contrast, the sidewalk vendors give a feeling of depth.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD 

Monday, December 2, 2013

Summer in the City

  Summer in the City is part of a series focusing on the figure combined with the cityscape.  Some paintings are cityscapes and some are figurative.  This series combines both.  The figures move around in a bustling urban scene.  This intersection happens to be in downtown Chicago during the summer.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Hazy Summer Day

  Hazy Summer Day  is part of a series illustrating multiple figures in motion.  These figures are crossing the street in Chicago on a hazy, summer afternoon.  I set a timer when I paint in order to keep from overdoing the details.  It forces me to paint quickly.

$ 120.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD