The Legend of Saint Antonio & El Nino

The Legend of Saint Antonio & El Nino

I wanted to paint from a master painting.  I was searching around and I came up with Murillo’s “Saint Antonio of Gadua & El Nino”.  When I visited Seville last winter, I saw this painting and I got a postcard of the image.  Religious paintings...

A Woman of Sakura – Completed

    Let’s see the process with minimal words here…   It all started with a trip to Kyoto, Japan… Mixing the palette for the right color combinations Filling in the hair and face set the stage for everything else. Painting the kimono was a technicolor...

Why retreating is good (& coming back strong is better)

  Why is my website changing again?  And what was I doing the last few weeks? a – did the “caveman” thing and retreated to my cave. b – went senile and found myself…in a thriftshop. c – quit the art life, now I’m a certified...

Joyce & Jeni painting, part 2

This is the update of my “Jeni & Joyce” painting.  I fixed up the eyes on both subjects, making them a bit larger, with blue and purple colors in them.  I also changed the background to green so I could complement the red hair.  I also added some...

Work in progress-Joyce & Jeni

I just started this painting on Saturday while working at the Santa Fe Artists Market.  It turned out to be a nice day and I wanted to be productive as well.  So I brought my 12×12 already-stretched canvas on 1″ bars, took an old photo of my Aunt Joyce, who...