Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Gray Green

12 x 16 Oil on Canvas
As a general rule, one should never touch an oil painting unless it is quite wet or quite dry. Unless very exceptional effects are required, there is nothing more fatal than to work at a picture when it is sticky. - John Collier

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Black Vase

Oil on canvas panel
Composition is the art of arranging in a decorative manner the various elements which the painter uses to express his sentiments. In a picture every separate part will be visible and... everything which has no utility in the picture is for that reason harmful. - Henri Matisse

Cooking pot with eggs

Oil on canvas panel

Even in front of nature one must compose. - Edgar Degas

Monday, January 27, 2014

Cooking Pot with Porcelain Vase

Oil on Canvas
One always begins by imitating. - Eugene Delacroix

Silver Pot with Onion

Oil on canvas
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. - Salvador Dali

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Indian vase

oil on canvas panel
You think you're developing and getting better and then you see something you did years ago. Looking at your early work.. sometimes it has a depth that surprises you. - Andrew Wyeth

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Still life on stone wall

oil on canvas panel
It's all in how you arrange the thing... the careful balance of the design is the motion. - Andrew Wyeth