Still Life

Still life is an exercise that every artist retreats back to at some point. Painting a still life can heighten your looking skills. One thing many artist don’t do, is look. They paint what they think they see, yet the art of seeing is the real challenge.


African -Violets

African Violet Oil on canvas 12" x 12" My girlfriend moved and gave me her African Violet. It is flourishing and brings me memories of her friendship as I tend to it.  I thought I'd capture it in a painting as it sat in the morning light.

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Scallions #3

Scallions #3 24"x12" Oil on canvas Scallions and tomatoes from my garden to your kitchen.

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Scallions #1

Scallions #1 These are not really scallions, but, they began my scallion series and were grown in my garden. 8"x 24" Oil on canvas

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Scallions #4

Scallions #4 Salad anyone? Fresh delicious scallions and tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil. 12"x 36" Oil on canvas

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Scallions #5 – Burntbridge Cellars

Scallions #5 - Burntbridge Cellars 20"x20" Oil on canvas. In this painted I ventured beyond the scallions to include the wine of a local winery.

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Scallions #2

Scallions #2 2nd in the series of my scallion series. Grown in my own garden, I love the long flowing tops against the red background.  24"x 12" Oil on canvas a perfect match together with Scallions #3

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Milk & Eggs

Milk & Eggs 8"x10" Oil on canvas

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Green Eggs n Ham

Green Eggs n Ham 8"x10" Oil on canvas Well it is a lime.

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Pears n Tea

Pears n Tea, 8"x10" Oil on canvas. Everyone needs something sweet to go with your afternoon tea.  How about a pear?

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Champagne Eggs

Champagne Eggs, 10"x8", Oil on canvas I found this old silver champagne glass in an antique store. I was attempting to paint looser than my usual style. Normally I would smooth and shape but, I thought I would get some response from my viewers.

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Still Life

Still Life Painting, 10"x8", Oil on canvas. I could not come up with a name. I love the way the orange reflects in the pitcher.

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Silver and Bells

Silver and Bells. 8"x10" Oil on canvas. Christmas comes once a year. It is fund to bring out the things that spur the memories of days gone by.

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Singing Bowl

Singing Bowl, 8"x10" Oil on Canvas. My singing bowl is one of my favorite things. It is something that I use when I meditate or just to soothe the soul.

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Time for an Omelet

Omelet Anyone? 8"x10" oil on canvas

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The Tao

The Tao, 8"x10", Oil on canvas The Tao Te Ching, is an ancient Chinese book written by Lao Tzu, the legendary father of Taoism. The work Tao means Path. To live in concordance with the unity of the universe.

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Wicks and Things

10"x8" , Oil on canvas Another glass challenge.

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Tea Time

Tea Time, 8"x8", Oil on canvas. I am challenging myself to do one painting a day, although small, but powerful.

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Chopsticks

Chopsticks, 6"x6", Oil on canvas I Thought that I would challenge myself with the glass bottle.

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Apples

Apples 8"x8" Oil on canvas

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Still Life

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