Monday, October 27, 2014

The Helena Experiment

          "The Helena Experiment" 30 by 40 oil on canvas From the tv show Orphan black. The title has a   double meaning, One is my using a thick impasto and knife work and leaving things a bit untidy, something im still working on. the other reason is its supposed during her "training days" and before she meets her sisters, here Helena is about to start her angel wings.
          Yea yea.. who's going to want this on there wall!!!???,..Who cares I wanted to do it......

Monday, October 20, 2014

The back of the garage

                                             12by 16 oil on board..."The back of the garage"
                                                 1965 yellow Jaguar xke roadster 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


12"by12" oil on board "Wicked". Summer at high noon near Dundas sq. The trick for me doing a loose, free style of painting is to leave well enough alone and not pick at it adding and changing.... So! there it is...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Academy of Realist Art

This is the "study" I did recently at a work shop at the Academy of Realist Art in Toronto. It is Saint Jerome writing, Caravaggio. The original painted in 1605 approx. is 44"/62" this one is much smaller 14"/18" so the detail isnt there. but the work shop was very useful, Caravaggio was "odd" ( if you consider a crazed murderer odd)  in life and it reflected in his method and style.