Monday, July 28, 2008
Thursday, July 24, 2008
It has been over a full year since we've been back to Italy, and we've had much regret over our decision to not go this spring due to the fall of the dollar against the euro. So with plans underway for a great trip next spring, I have undertaken a series of Italian works from photos taken on previous trips. These two new paintings have just been finished in the last week or so, and I have more in progress. The first is Villa Rivetta on Lake Como in S. Maria Rezonnico. This was the house we stayed in many times during our trips. The second is another addition to my Venetian Windows series. Venice is a wonderful ancient place, and the contrast between the old weathered buildings and the new flowers always catches my eye. The Venice Window piece is $200 unframed. The Villa Rivetta piece is not for sale.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Well, here is my latest painting, "Left Handed". The watercolor sketch "Mermaid from Venice" below evolved into this, a simpler figurative work, and ultimately one I am happier with. This painting is done the finest Golden Acrylic Paints on masonite, size 24x18. SOLD Watch the site for new Italian paintings which will be finished soon. I am working on one from Lake Como, and another from Venice.