I have some days where I have a studio class in the morning during which I paint figures, then another class in the afternoon where I paint more figures. Then I have an evening class where I study art history where many pieces have more figures. Some people chuckle when they hear that I spend hours on end staring at naked people. It is hard for them to understand that artists don’t see the bodies as sexual objects as opposed toRead More
When I orginally applied to PAFA, I had planned on being a sculpture major. I had the portfolio and the skills to support this decision, yet once I came to PAFA I decided to pursue painting instead because I felt there was far more for me to learn.
These views were painted during my Landscape class. Common places for us to visit are the Horticultural Center in Fairmount Park and the Wissahickon River, which is also part of Fairmount Park. There is certainly no lack of views at either location for painting or for a picnic. Untitled, Oil on paper mounted on board, Framed, 9″ x 12″, $180 Goethe in the Morning Sun, Oil on board, 8″ x 12″, $180 Wissahickon Waterfall in Autumn, Oil on board, Framed,Read More
While I love natural landscape, I find myself often being drawn to compositions that include man-made structures in them. Here are examples of a few landscapes where I gave in to my urges and painted the buildings as well as the natural setting.