Tag Archives: oil

I Painted The Girl in the Bolshevik Cap

Some people just look great in hats, and this girl was one of them. She had on a Bolshevik cap, with silver tab button on the side. Her hair was blonde, and had a mind of its own. I decided to change color palettes to compliment the Ruskie look, sort of influenced by Malevich and […]

I Painted Her at Halcyon Coffee and Bar

She was sitting at Halcyon, working on her computer. She was very well-coiffed, and knew how to pull together accessories. I’ve never been into that level of fussiness, but this woman made it look effortless. She was obviously very smart. I figured that she must be a lawyer, but who knows… Love her unabashed brandish: […]

I Painted Geneva in the Bruising Sun

Why lie? In Texas we don’t have that nice, ambient light of the north.  We have heat and intense sun that makes us squint, burns out the features on one side of our face, and cast the other side in shadow.  It’s a biforcated life, for sure.  We love the sun and the heat, and […]

Final Painting for the Upcoming Show: Waiting Forever

Sometimes, we’ve been spurned. Or, we’re stuck in an existential funk as in Bunuel’s film “No Exit”.  Why do we feel that we have to stay for the ending? My show of studio work is coming up on April 4th.  I will also be showing a few of the coffee house paintings. If you are […]