Painting of the Week: Dad and Phyllis

Here is my completed oil painting of the week. This work features a portrait of my dad and his first wife, Phyllis when they were newly married in the early 1950s. It is based on an old black and white photograph that I found when I was cleaning out my dad’s house while he was in the Assisted┬áLiving facility back in 2011. I used the … Continue reading Painting of the Week: Dad and Phyllis

To Catch a Thief, Re-Imagined , Art Show Entry

Hello friends, I am working on a new painting, To Catch a Thief, Re-imagined. This piece is acrylic on Ampersand board and is based on the Alfred Hitchcock movie, To Catch a Thief. I wanted to capture the feeling of movement and speed, so I blurred the paint strokes in the front to make the car seem like it is in motion. And I wanted … Continue reading To Catch a Thief, Re-Imagined , Art Show Entry