From my garden...I liked the texture of the wood, the flowers, and the deep red of the tomato. Had to work fast because it was dreadful hot in my studio, and this caused the decomp of the tomato to speed up, and the flowers to wilt superfast...but, it's done, and I enjoyed it in spite of the sweat and the gnats!
I utilized a limited palette of only burnt sienna, french ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, alizarin crimson and white, thinned by a mixture of 1/2 and 1/2 linseed and turpentine to create this painting.
This is NOT a reproduction, but is the original work of art, 12" by 16" and is ready for framing (it's unframed). It is gallery wrapped (painted to the sides), so it can be hung unframed if you choose, and will beautify any room or decor!
This painting comes with an EBSQ Certificate of authenticity, and is handsigned. It is also registered/listed on the Fine Art Registry, and bears the official seal on the back of the painting.
I am a basically a self-taught artist, but I have had many long sweaty summer stints at the Art Student's League in NYC, and various other workshops with some modern Masters. Painting has always been my passion, and I suppose it will always be. I am amazed and inspired by life and all aspects of nature, people, and the coexistence of the two. My passion is painting people and landscapes, both equally beautiful and fascinating to me, so if I can combine the two, even better. I find the variety and sheer diversity of nature and humanity to be the driving force behind my need to create. Everywhere I look I see beauty, and for this, I am very thankful. I love to paint boldly, although I find that a variety of different strokes and techniques makes for a most interesting painting. I find a sort of music in the rhythm of painting, and I try to convey that in my work. I don't have any particular style and don't like defining one or confining myself to any particular genre--I basically paint whatever interests me at the time, and hope others will also enjoy whatever insight I might have captured.