Category: Acrylic Painting

  • Award of Excellence Four Points Contemporary 2nd Bi-annual

    Award of Excellence Four Points Contemporary 2nd Bi-annual

    Portrait of Andrew won an Award of Excellence in the Four Points Contemporary 2nd Bi-annual online exhibition. Portrait of Andrew is an expressive acrylic painting of a young man, Andrew, which is painted in a vibrant and lively style. The painting depicts Andrew looking off to the right with a determined and contemplative expression. I […]

  • Pastel and Acrylic Paintings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

    Pastel and Acrylic Paintings of Jordan in Naperville, Illinois

    Jordan has posed for us at the open figure sessions many times with good reason; She is a great model with natural poise and grace. Here are various drawings and paintings I have made of her over the years in three different mediums, acrylic paint, oil pastel, and my most often used medium soft pastel.

  • Curves, Nude Acrylic Art

    Curves, Nude Acrylic Art

    Curves is an Acrylic painting that was made in early 2011. It focuses on the elegant curves of the nude female torso while using interesting color juxtapositions and lively, confident brushwork. The palette consists of cadmium orange, cadmium yellow, dioxazine purple, sap green, titanium white, and a little cerulean blue in the background.

  • Self-Portrait

    Self-Portrait

    Palatine, Illinois This is the first self-portrait that I have executed in 10 years or so. In my youth I used myself as a subject by a large majority, and have a large unfinished piece that consist of an array of self-portrait facial expressions. Perhaps I was slightly tentative to work with models, and it […]

  • Painting of Three Ladies

    Painting of Three Ladies

    A Portrait in Highland Park, Illinois Here is a wonderful portrait I did for a family in Highland Park, Illinois. I particularly appreciate how the lighter blue tints contrast with the yellowish orange ones in the flesh tones of the faces. There is a sort of calming interaction that exists between them that is unexpected […]

  • Portrait of Jill

    Portrait of Jill

    Commission in Wilmette, Illinois A portrait of a beautiful woman in both appearance and character whose style is matched in class and creativity only by her personality. The magenta highlights in her beret are repeated in the outline that radiates around the crown of her head. She is a majestic woman who is gazing outward […]