Friday, January 31, 2014

Walking in the Shade NYC

  Walking in the Shade NYC is part of a series of works to do with the urban landscape.  So far, I've done only cityscapes of New York and Chicago .  I hope to do other cities in the near future.  This scene is Midtown Manhattan around Ninth Avenue.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Poolside Chicago

  Poolside Chicago is one of the first works in a new series.  Every year I try to come up with new ideas for a series.  This time I'm trying out the concept of the human figure and swimming pool. Many California artist have done this concept.

$140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Modern and Historic Buildings NYC

  Modern and Historic Buildings NYC is part of a series of urban landscape paintings.  These buildings are located in Lower Manhattan near Wall Street. Modern buildings contrast sharply with the historic buildings in the area.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Walking into the Sunlight Chicago

  Walking into the Sun Chicago is part of a series of paintings that combine the figure and cityscape.  The summers here in Chicago has many hazy, overcast days.  This painting is an example of such a day.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Wabash #7 (large)

  Wabash #7 (large) is a larger work based on a successful smaller work.  I execute the larger works based on the response I get from the smaller works.  If a smaller work has a lot of interest from viewers on the web, then it must have something going for it.  It's hard to determine which images will connect with viewers better than others.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on birch panel
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SOLD

Cityscape #30 (large)

  Cityscape #30 (large) is a larger work based on a successful smaller work.  The rainy cityscape has long been an image ideally suited for impressionist painters.  This scene is Clark Street in downtown Chicago.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 birch on panel
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SOLD

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Coming and Going #57 (large)

  Coming and Going #57 (large) is larger painting 24 x 30 inches in size.  It's based on a successful smaller work with the same title.  These pedestrians are coming and going in the late afternoon in Chicago. 

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on birch panel
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SOLD

NYNY #25 (large)

  NYNY #25 (large) is a larger work 24 by 30 inches.  It's based on a successful smaller work done some time ago.  This street scene is looking east near West 40th Street in NYC.  Much of the detail is omitted in the larger works to give it a more simplified, dream-like quality.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on birch panel
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SOLD

Friday, January 24, 2014

Umbrella Under Elevated Train Chicago

  Umbrella Under Elevated Train Chicago is one in a series of urban landscapes.  Depicting the atmosphere of rain is a traditional impressionist cityscape scene.  I try to break down and simplify the image more and more each time.  These figures are running for cover on Wells Street in Chicago.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, January 17, 2014

Empty Street Chicago

  Empty Street Chicago is part of a series of works focusing on the urban landscapes.  The street looks deserted in midday right after a heavy rain.  The left side of the painting is openess while the right side reaches back with density.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Rush Hour Traffic Canal Street NYC

  Rush Hour Traffic Canal Street NYC is one in the series of urban landscape paintings.  This view is looking west on Canal Street as the evening sun goes down.  I find the late afternoon offers a very broad spectrum of colors.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Red Dumpster in Alley Chicago

  Red Dumpster in Alley Chicago is done from a photo reference I took about five years ago.  I put a tremendous amount of time in shooting references from which to paint from.  The miles walked with camera in hand I find to be a rewarding experience.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Early Spring Midtown Manhattan

  Early Spring Midtown Manhattan is a part of a series of works.  In this series I try to merge the cityscape with figurative. These figures are crossing an intersection near Ninth and Fortieth in Midtown Manhattan.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Monday, January 13, 2014

Looking East on Canal Street NYC

  Looking East on Canal Street NYC is part of a series of urban landscape paintings.  This view is looking east on Canal Street in Lower Manhattan as the sun is beginning to set.  I look for the odd color combinations in cityscapes.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Sundown Near Chinatown NYC

  Sundown Near Chinatown NYC is part of a series focusing on the urban landscapes.  Without tall skyscrapers, Lower Manhattan provides the chance for the sun to shine through even as the sun sets. 

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Grey and Rainy Day Chicago, IL

  Grey and Rainy Chicago, IL is another work in the urban landscape series.  In this case, the atmosphere is grey and rainy rather than sunny.  It's more challenging to capture precipitation or overcast days without it being cliche.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, January 10, 2014

Bust Stop in Front of Hotel Chicago, IL

  Bus Stop in Front of Hotel Chicago, IL is part of a series.  I put all my paintings in a series.  I find it easier to come up with new a twist to common subject matter with the repetition.  This is a CTA bus stopping in front of a hotel in downtown Chicago.

$ 140.00 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD 

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Daley Plaza Chicago, IL

Daley Plaza Chicago, IL is part of a series of urban landscape paintings. I incorporate the figure in some of these works.  In this case, the figure in motion is the subject against the backdrop of the urban landscape.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Liquid Steel

  Liquid Steel is part of a series of paintings that illustrate jobs of hard labor.  In this painting pig iron is melted into liquid steel.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Good Book

  Good Book is part of a series of paintings that depicts the female figure reading.  This scene was found at Millennium Park here in Chicago.  Unknowingly, these people end up in paintings.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Monday, January 6, 2014

Randolph Street Chicago, IL

  Randolph Street Chicago, IL is part of a series that depicts the urban landscapes.  This particular street is located in downtown Chicago.  The sky is painted a darker blue than it should be. This was done on purpose to give this cityscape a different feel.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Lower Westside Manhattan NYC

  Lower Westside Manhattan NYC is part of a series of urban landscapes.  The sunlight peeks through the tall buildings in Manhattan creating dramatic effects.  This street scene is around 11th and 30th.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Millennium Park Chicago, IL

  Millennium Park Chicago, IL is part of series which has the female figure reading as the main focus.  Millennium Park is located between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. which makes it a great place for tourist and locals to relax.  The dark shadow under the book gives depth while the left arm and bench merge together for an open area.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, January 3, 2014

Midtown Around Noon NYC

  Midtown Around Noon NYC is part of a series of urban landscapes.  This busy street is around Fortieth and Eighth in Manhattan NYC.  The diagonal on the left, where the sidewalk meets the street, is the only area of the painting which describes depth.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Stretching Out on Park Bench Chicago, IL

  Stretching Out on Park Bench Chicago, IL is one in a series of works focusing on the female figure reading.  I've probably done about 100 paintings in this series so far.  I'm always amazed at the different positions or poses I discover.  The bottom part of the painting represents the area of color contrast.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x16 oil on linen
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SOLD


Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Business and Casual

  Business and Casual belongs to a series of works that focus on the figure in motion against the backdrop of a bustling cityscape.  These figures were crossing the street in downtown Chicago during the summer.  By design, the yellow and orange in the background is the only area of vibrant color in the entire painting.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD