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Art on View: Chicago Apartment Finders, Broadway/Bryn Mawr

I’ll be showing recent paintings through September at the Chicago Apartment Finders office located at 1114 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL 60660. Art install tomorrow, further details as they become known. Above: Work in progress, come see it in person at my next open house (Spring 2016).

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creative process oil painting

The Blue House

Making time to work in the studio and trying out my “Ben Franklin” schedule. Rise at 5:45 a.m., work on the computer until noon, lunch and then head to the studio. Work until 6pm or so. I have a feeling Ben didn’t also have to make time to go grocery shopping, clean, cook and maybe […]

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Tear-Down on Wilson Ave.

Recently completed, Wilson Tear Down, oil on wood, 12×12″.  Will be added to the show at Beans and Bagels if dry next week!

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oil painting

The Modern Wing

Dear Readers, I will try to spend more time in the studio and keep you updated on what ensues. I am taking a hiatus from exhibitions and open studios after this May 18th Cornelia Open House. I do hope that you will be able to stop by (from 6pm – 10pm) so you can get […]

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Painting in Oils: New Work

[portfolio_slideshow size=large autoplay=false random=false centered=true carousel=true navstyle=graphical navpos=top pagerstyle=thumbs pagerpos=bottom] Painting over a painting that wasn’t going anywhere. Good to be back in the saddle again. Watercolor is fine but you just can’t get the intensity of  these night/electric light scenes unless using oils.

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“Delilah’s” – Painting Commission

Just completed this 30×40″ oil painting for a couple from Buffalo, New York. Delilah’s was the site of their marriage proposal, a Buffalo Bills flag is in the window. Congratulations Ryan and Sarah!

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Addison Rooftops

Making time for the studio a success! Much better than complaining about not having time to paint. Check out the posts below to see how this painting progressed. Also, finally figured out that I had my exposure setting way too low on my camera and that was why everything was so dark! Will re-shoot next […]