Portraits of Jazz

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 September 5th, 2011|Chicago, Illinois, Musicians, Oil Painting, Paintings, Portraits, Schaumburg, Illinois|

For my Father – Schaumburg, Illinois Oil painting of Miles Davis. Happy Birthday Dad! These two paintings were done for my old man who, along with my mother, I can thank for artistic inclinations. I remember my young days when my dad would sketch 18 wheeler trucks and WWII airplanes. [...]

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By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 December 19th, 2010|Acrylic Painting, Paintings, Palatine, Illinois, Portraits|

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 [...]

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Painting of Three Ladies

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:12-05:00 November 24th, 2010|Acrylic Painting, Highland Park, Illinois, Paintings, Portraits|

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 [...]

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Portrait of Jill

By | 2018-04-20T21:33:13-05:00 February 24th, 2010|Acrylic Painting, Paintings, Portraits, Wilmette, Illinois|

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 [...]

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