Thursday, 25 December 2014

Merry Christmas

 -Demi Apéro -
 - 80x80cm  - oil on canvas -

Have a Merry Christmas.  I hope you get what you desired.  






Thursday, 18 December 2014

iPad White Out -

80x80 cm  -
I've decided I can't post 365 days a year.  See you in 2015.  Happy holidays!   I'm on vacation.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Parisian waiter painting

Summer 16 -
50x50 -
oil on canvas-

It's not supposed to read sixteen but seize, for the beer 1664.  When you order a seize it comes in that glass. 

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Monday, 15 December 2014

Les Gars Dumas 4

- Les Gars Dumas -
-120x40cm-
oil on canvas

Four paintings, two dyptichs or a series.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Les Gars Dumas 1

 - Les Gars Dumas -
120x40cm
oil on canvas




Nearly thirty years ago I saw Manet's Fifer and knew I wanted to paint like that.  Last week I finished four paintings like that.  Here is the first of the Gars Dumas from the hip cafe Dumas in place Contrescarpe, Latin Quarter, Paris.

Thursday, 11 December 2014

36 postcard of Paris

36/365 Capuccino at the Petit Gaston-
 10x15cm-
pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr


Wednesday, 10 December 2014

35 postcard of Paris


35/365 au Petit Gaston, place Contrescarpe
 10x15cm-
pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

34 postcard of Paris

34/365 Gobelins-
 10x15cm-
pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr


Monday, 8 December 2014

33 postcard of Paris - Throw up


33/365 Throw up in Paris-
 10x15cm-
pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr






Sunday, 7 December 2014

Another Parisian Cafe Painting -

La Terrasse Saint Jacques
- 80x80cm-
oil on canvas

This canvas is definitely among my favorites from the Parisian cafe series.  This cafe is also one of my favorites even if they serve bitter Cafe Richard.  Since moving to Paris and finding cafe life and discovering of Ivory Black pigment, I've painted several cafe scenes.  There is not much Ivory Black in this, more Titaninium white.  Extra fine.

I like this painting of mine because it blends a contemporary approach with an intemporal subject and it doesn't look like New Impressionism.  I hate new impressionism.  What is it anyway?  Most I've seen is a bad rehash of Impressionist paintings.  If you know of a good New Impressionist painter please tell me.

When I was in art school at the Maryland Institute College of Art, same school Jeff Koons attended, I learned to paint white on white.  It didn't make sense to me. But Jeff Koon's art doesn't either. Now I know why white on white is worth it.  A photo on the web does not show you what I'm talking about.  You'll just have to come see it in person.

This will be available in my upcoming show in Saint Germain-des-Près.  

Eat your heart out.

Saturday, 6 December 2014

32 Postcard of Paris


Nadia au Dudule
32 out of 365 postcards of Paris:

- pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr-
- 10x15cm

Friday, 5 December 2014

31 postcard of Paris


- Java Inspiration -

31 out of 365 postcards of Paris:
- pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr-
- 10x15cm -

Thursday, 4 December 2014

30 Postcard of Paris


30 out of 365 postcards of Paris
Une Seize SVP
- pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr-
- 10x15cm

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

29 Postcard of Paris



29 - Parisian Rooftops
- pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr-
- 10x15cm -

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Cafe de Paris, original oil painting of a Parisian cafe

- Cafe de Paris
120x120 cm, oil on canvas

Behind the glass block is a pink neon that backlights everything.

28 Postcard of Paris

28- The Rendez-vous
- pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr-
- 10x15cm -

Monday, 1 December 2014

27 Postcard of Paris

27- Shoefiti
- pen and ink and watercolour on Arches 300gr-
- 10x15cm -