Category Archives: Fama

The Principle x

I thought it might be interesting to have the texts and some images from the exhibit posted here for people who couldn’t make it to the show.   The Alchemical Theatre (20″ x 16″) Pieces of a demolished theatre, poplar, … Continue reading

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Fama finished Redux iii

I didn’t publish a picture of the complete Fama including the golden highlights.

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Fama Finished Redux ii

I added some golden highlights into the hair of the man, and touched the edge of the bowl with the same. It makes the illusion that the setting sun is catching the edge of the hair and lighting it up. … Continue reading

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Fama Finished Redux

I picked up Fama from Rich’s home this morning, where it had been tucked away after a show last month when I was unable to pick it up myself. Once I got to the studio I put it on an … Continue reading

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Fama finished

Here’s the finished  piece, shot from the front. Today I sold my red haired mermaid painting to Jean Amador, a well known Southern California architect designing environmentally friendly buildings, making use of clever lighting and spatial arrangements to cool them without wasting … Continue reading

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Back in the studio

  I’ve returned to the studio and brought boxes of paint and some stretcher bars to re-stretch the crucifixion painting and to take stock of where the “Aviator’s Dream” stands. It seems to me that I need to get some … Continue reading

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I imagine that the bowl in the Fama painting contains ash remaining from a process like this. 

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Fama almost complete

I’m putting in the last details on the Fama piece, simultaneously working on the numbers paintings. Two photos here to show where things are going.     I’ve added in some knifed on lead white highlights with a lovely transparent iron … Continue reading

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In the studio

I’ve been working in the studio, continuing the glazing of Fama. I added a French Ultramarine glaze so that the figures pop out from the background more. Next step will be to add some highlights into the skin of the man … Continue reading

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Nude paintings at the Kavli.

           Click here to see larger images. Here are the five paintings that have been on display at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks. From left to right: A Neolithic Wedding, Fama, The Reluctant Death of Modernism, Two Girls Swimming, A Girl Swimming. A … Continue reading

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