Friday, March 28, 2014

Shoveling Into the Fire

  Shoveling into the Fire is part of a series of works to do with jobs of hard labor.  This figure is shoveling coal into a blast furnace sometime around the 1930's.  The dramatic lighting of these historical photos are very interesting.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Back of Metalworker

  Back of Metalworker is part of a series illustrating jobs of hard labor.  This figure is making sheet metal sometime around the 1930's or 40's.  the rhythmic curve of the back contrast against the geometric shapes of the factory.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Youngstown

  Youngstown is part of a series depicting jobs of hard labor.  These men are working in a weapons factory in Youngstown, Ohio sometime around WWII.   I stumble upon these photo references by searching the web.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sitting on Wooden Bench

  Sitting on Wooden Benches Reading in Subway is part of a series to do with the female figure reading.  I'm always searching for different versions of this theme.  This week I used the setting of the subway to depict this theme.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Red Purse Passenger on Subway

  Red Purse Passenger on Subway is part of a series depicting the female figure reading.  The bright red purse is the center of focus with diagonal thrusts to each corner.  It's a pictorial arrangement used by Isabell Bishop, which she borrowed from Renaissance painters.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, March 21, 2014

Winter Coat on Subway Reading

  Winter Coat in Subway Reading is part of a series focusing on the female figure reading.  In most cases, my figurative works depicts people in warm weather conditions.  This figure is riding the subway during a very cold day with a thick coat and hat.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Hiding Behind Book

  Hiding Behind Book is part of a series to do with the female figure reading.  This figure is reading on NYC subway train.  Your eye moves quickly up the image along the legs of the figure and slows down near the very top to to take in all the information of the hands, face, and book.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Passing the Time on Subway Bench

  Passing the Time on Subway Bench is part of a series to do with the female figure reading.   I balance detail and energy in these figurative works.   I try to captivate the energy of the subway scene but still give enough detail to hold it together.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Kelly Green Reading Subway

  Kelly Green Reading Subway is part of a series to do with the female figure reading.  I've studied many of Isabell Bishop's work.  In particular, how she integrates the figure and background.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

 

Monday, March 17, 2014

Delancey Street

  Delancey Street Platform is part of a series to do with the female figure reading,  The weather last summer here in Chicago wasn't as good as in past years.  Therefore, I had to search for picture reference indoors for this series.  And some were borrowed from Flickr, as in this case

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Buildings on Eighth Avenue

  NYNY #21 (large) is a larger work, 24 by 30 inches, based on a successful smaller work.  These buildings are located near Eighth and Fiftieth in NYC.   Much energy and vitality is put into these static objects as if they were figures.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Grand Central Station Early Morning

  Grand Central Station Early Morning is a larger work based on a smaller work titled NYNY # 25.  The early morning scene provides a very high contrast image.  The taxis are heading up Third Avenue near Grand Central Station in NYC.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, March 14, 2014

Diner

  Diner is a larger work measuring 24 by 30 inches.  It's based on a photo reference taken about five or six years ago. At that time, effects of the recession could be seen everywhere here in Chicago. This diner is void of people,  the sunlight  can reach through the window and land on a wall inside the diner.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Beach #27

  Beach #27 is a larger work measuring 24 by 30 inches in size.  I produce these larger works after I see the image works well on a smaller scale.  These figures are standing on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago. The standing figure has her head turned as if something was just said.  Her body language also translates into some kind of response.

$ 450.00 USD 24 x 30 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Crossing Paths

  Crossing Paths is part of a series combing man-made industrial with nature.  These are elevated train tracks in the loop of downtown Chicago.  One of the tracks circle the loop of downtown Chicago while the other heads west to Oak Park.

 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Grace and Sheffield Avenue

  Grace and Sheffield is part of a series of works combining nature and industry.  These are elevated train tracks in Wrigleyville, Chicago.   It's late afternoon and the sun is setting creating a dramatic patch of light.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Friday, March 7, 2014

Arctic Chicago

 Arctic Chicago is part of a series depicting the urban landscape covered in snow.  This is a scene just outside the south loop of downtown Chicago.  It was one of the coldest days on record with a temperature of negative fifteen degrees.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Jackson and Columbus Bridge

  Jackson and Columbus Bridge is part of a series of works depicting winter scenes.  In particular, these paintings combine man made industrial settings with snow.  It's the age old drama of man versus nature. This bridge overlooks the train tracks in downtown Chicago just east of Michigan Avenue.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Roosevelt and Canal Street Train Tracks

  Roosevelt and Canal Street Train Tracks is part of a series of winter paintings.  The contrast of a man made industrial scene with snow is interesting.  A theme which Edward Hopper explored in many of his works.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

South Shore Elevated Train

  South Shore Elevated Train is part of a series to do with winter.  I've been thinking of doing winter scenes.  This winter provided plenty of snow and more.  This is a view of the South Shore tracks just outside the loop in Chicago.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Delivery Truck Near Brown Line

  Delivery Truck Near Brown Line is part of a series of urban cityscapes. The brown line is an elevated train line that circles the loop of downtown Chicago.  This characteristic gives Chicago a unique look.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Bus and Stop Light in Greenwich Village

 
 Stop Light and Bus in Greenwich Village is part of a series illustrating urban landscapes.  This intersection is in Greenwich Village near Broadway and Tenth.  The cityscape is very traditional theme in painting.  My motivation is to somehow execute it in a different, fresh manner.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD