Thursday, November 29, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
|oil on linen 8x10 in|
This painting I hesitate to call a study, but I guess it is. I painted a larger gallery piece after this small 8x10. Couple things I was working on here: the darks are all different and I was trying different paints and mixtures for each. Also I wanted to see if I could get the brilliant reflection while playing with a palette knife. Naively I thought it would be an easy painting to knock out; it wasn't. To date I've painted four different versions, including two finished gallery pieces.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
|Oil on linen 8x10 in.|
From Our Wednesday model group. This youg woman is a dance major. She has posed for us a number of times. I was looking to define her musculature with darks and lights, while capturing the energy of the pose.
Friday, November 16, 2012
|Light Curves 8x10 in. oil on linen|
Saturday, November 10, 2012
|"Apella" Outside Ithaca Yacht Club|
This past summer some friends invited us sailing on Cayuga Lake. We left Ithaca Yacht Club and immediately saw this large, twin masted boat. The view is looking south and just to the right, out of the picture would be Cornell University. It was a fun day for the both the kids and myself. Swimming, good conversation and lots of laughs. I painted this quick remembrance. I'm particularly happy with the sky.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Every Wednesday myself and a few other painters hire a model to paint from. This was a very bright summer's day and the window had an eastern exposure. Normally we worked in the studio with a north light, but on this day the director told us the gallery was available. It has large plantation shutters throwing interesting patterns. The challenge here was to somehow convey the brightness of this hot summer light and the cool values of the interior.
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- Available on ebay: Titled "Patch of Blue"
- Available on ebay Title: Invitation at Sunset
- Available on ebay Titled: Why Not?
- Available on Ebay Title: Definition
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- J Perrault
- Elmira, New York, United States
- In many ways I think like a photographer. The image itself is becoming more and more important to me; the actual application of paint less and less. Blasphemy in some painterly circles. I choose to paint figures and portraits because I consider them the most difficult subject.