I try to enjoy the looseness of oil paint when I can; the danger is always getting too tight.
People want to imagine Jesus with something of a universal appeal; this image has some inter-racial qualities.
This is another version of the previous post, painted from life in my art space.
The table centerpiece for a festive meal: sunflowers ala daisies in a soup bowl. I painted it as I saw it.
Since I sent off in the mail two from this painted collection, I did a couple more to have in stock. You may remember the song from Walt Disney’s “Lady and the Tramp”: “We Are Siamese, If You Please.”
At our local Italian restaurant, Marisa is a cheery and dutiful waitress. In this small painting, as you may be able to tell, I was enjoying the many contrasts of the scene.
I have been trying for some more modern and engaging versions of the Lord. Perhaps this is another.
I began another head of Christ last week.
I brought this image to some level of finish, but I may still fuss with it.
For reasons known to all painters: when you get a painting this far on the way to finished, it is called “the ugly stage”. But colors are blocked in, and one must only have faith.