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Kuku

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Kuku. 12x12, oil on linen panel. 2015 This is one of those paintings that was stuck in my head and had to get out.  The main idea behind the orange background was to do a painting that would complement the blue green in Portrait of 817.  Although I didn't set out to have the orange so domi...

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Soft, Hard, Scrambled: Edges in a Chicken Study

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Soft, Hard, Scrambled Edges. 10x8, oil on linen panel. 2015. This painting was done to practice edge-work and to serve as a study for a future painting. The surface is a medium texture linen, less smooth than the portrait grades that I use, consequently I had to use more paint than usual. I applied ...

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Separating Light from Shadow

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Separate Light from Shadow (Rooster Head Study). 10x8, oil on linen panel. 2015. After teaching a small workshop yesterday where one of my themes was separating light from shadow, I decided to put some of my own advice into practice and do a sketch of the rooster at George's Mill Farm in Lovettsvill...

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New Rooster Painting

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Rooster (study). 20x28, charcoal on paper. 2015 Before starting a new, larger, work I thought it would be a good idea to first develop the concept with some charcoal on paper.  What I'm going for is to better integrate the subject with the background. Ideally I'd like for this to be an abstract...

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A Small Chicken

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"Folk Art" Chicken. 6x9, oil on linen panel. 2015. This little work was painted in January in between two large commissions. I wanted to explore some color relationships and paint application techniques and, generally, take a break from the big stuff. I eventually used it as a color study for a larg...

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