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Friday, 26 July 2019

Peeled Orange No.2

Peeled fruit is an interesting subject to paint. It requires depicting multiple textures in one object : the shiny skin, the matte inner skin, and the translucent flesh. 


"Peeled Orange No.2"
6"x6"
Oil on hardboard
$280
Consigned to: Argyle Fine Art

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Apples in Green Bowl

It can often be more challenging to paint miniatures like this than it is to do larger paintings. With miniatures, everything has to be simplified as much as possible .. but not too much. 
"Apples in Green Bowl"
5"x7"
Oil on canvas on wood
$280
Consigned to: Argyle Fine Art

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Friday, 12 July 2019

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Bowl of Olives

A bowl of olives with a few red (Peppadew) peppers ...
"Bowl of Olives"
8"x8"
Oil on hardboard

Argyle Fine Art
(Sold)

Monday, 10 June 2019

Study of Two Balloons

This small study was painted from a photo taken by Keith Vienot at the hot air balloon festival in New Brunswick. 

"Study of Two Balloons"
5"x7"
Oil on hardboard

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Friday, 10 May 2019

Pitcher, Lemon and Goblet

The peeled lemon appears frequently in paintings from the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century. One person described it as "a spiral of golden light". That may explain why it's one of my favourite things to paint.

"Pitcher, Lemon and Goblet"
8"x10"  (13"x15" Framed)

$450
Oil on hardboard

Teichert Gallery

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Three Apples on Cloth / Book and Apple / Grapes on Red Cloth

All three of these miniatures are consigned to  Argyle Fine Art 
"Three Apples on Cloth"
6"x6"
Oil on hardboard
$280

"Book and Apple"
5"x7"

 Oil on hardwood mounted canvas
$280



"Grapes on Red Cloth"
6"x6"

Oil on hardboard
$280

Sunday, 31 March 2019

Calla Lily No. 4

There are a few simple compositions that I like to repeat from time to time.  Every time I do one I see something new. I also find it interesting to go back and see what kind of progress I have made by comparing successive versions.

"Calla Lily No.4"
8"x10"
Oil on hardboard

(SOLD)
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Saturday, 23 March 2019

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Fresh Bread

A nice loaf of sourdough from a local German style bakery ... 

"Fresh Bread"
9"x12"
Oil on hardboard

$550
Consigned to: Argyle Fine Art

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Three Oranges

A view of the framed painting is included below. 

 "Three Oranges"
5"x7" / 9"x11 framed
Oil on hardboard

(SOLD)

Framed View

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Pile of Strawberries

In the past I've sold most of my work unframed and allowed the new owners to select their own frame. In this case, I wanted to try out a specific style of frame that I though would work well with my small paintings.

"Pile of Strawberries"
5"x7" / 9"x11 framed
Oil on hardboard
$325

Consigned to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia:
 Teichert Gallery




Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Pears in Green Bowl





In this painting, my goal was to use the light and shadow to create a sense of stillness and calm. 

Pears in Green Bowl"
8"x10"
Oil on hardboard
(SOLD)


Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Apples and Leaves

Happy New Year!  Here is a painting of some apples from a wild apple tree. I found them on my morning walk back in the fall and knew right away that I had to paint them. 

"Apples and Leaves"
8"x10"
Oil on Hardboard
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Friday, 23 November 2018

PBJ No. 4


"PBJ No.4"
6"x6"
Oil on hardboard
(SOLD)

Broken Egg No. 2

I jokingly posted this on FaceBook with the caption  "Cleanup in Aisle 7! ". Someone suggested  that would make a good title, and I considered it,  but I decided to stick with a more literally descriptive title.  I wasn't sure if everyone would get the joke. :-)

"Broken Egg No. 2"
6"x6"
Oil on hardboard
(SOLD)

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Monday, 22 October 2018

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Radishes

"Radishes"
8"x10"
Oil on hardwood
$440
Consigned to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia:
 Teichert Gallery

Friday, 28 September 2018

Silver Pot with Limes

This painting is my contribution to a group show that opens on Oct. 4 at Teichert Gallery.   

"Silver Pot with Limes"
11"x14" 
Oil on hardwood
$640
Consigned to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia: 
Teichert Gallery

Sunday, 26 August 2018

A Light Supper

On a hot summer evening we sometimes have a light supper of a salad followed by what you see here: bread, wine, cheese and fruit. 
"A Light Supper"
11"x14"

$650
Oil on hardboard

Consigned to: Argyle Fine Art

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Friday, 13 July 2018

Avocado

"Avocado"
5"x7"
Oil on hardwood
$280
Consigned to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Teichert Gallery
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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Mangoes on White Cloth

"Mangoes on White Cloth
"8"x10"    
Oil on hardboard   
$440
Consigned to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Teichert Gallery
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Friday, 15 June 2018

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Citrus

My citrus paintings have always been well received at Argyle Fine Art so I agreed to create a set of work over the past winter on that theme. They are now being exhibited in conjunction with work by two other artists.

Below is a photo of my work hanging at Argyle Fine Art.  Images of the individual pieces follow.  
  


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"Teapot with Lemons and Knife"
Oil on hardwood
11"x14"
$620
"Vase and Oranges on Crate"
Oil on hardwood
8"x10"
$420

"Pitcher with Oranges and Knife"
Oil on hardwood
9"x12"
$550
"Two Limes and Knife"
Oil on hardwood
8"x10"
(SOLD)

"Orange and Brush"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"

(SOLD)

"Tea with Lemon"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
(SOLD)
"Peeled Orange #3"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
(SOLD)
"Peeled Lemon #7"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
(SOLD)
"Limes on Gold Cloth"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
$280
"Lemon Tart"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
(SOLD)
"Gin and Tonic"
Oil on hardwood
6"x6"
(SOLD)


"Lone Clementine"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
$280
"Orange and Lime"
Oil on hardwood
6"x6"
$280
"Two Limes"
Oil on hardwood
5"x7"
(SOLD)