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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

"South Silver Creek Falls"


"South Silver Creek Falls" 28"X36" Acrylic on panel. Febrary 2008.
This image is based on a black&white photograph by Ray Atkeson, 1937. NFS.

"Flecks"


"Flecks" 30"X40" Acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. January 2008.
This image is based on a snapshot found in a magazine.

"St Johns Bridge"


"St Johns Bridge" 32"X38" Acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. May 2008.
This image is based on a black&white photograph by Ray Atkeson, undated. NFS.

"St John's Bridge"


"St John's Bridge" 32"X38" Acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. April 2008.
This image is based on the same black&white photograph by Ray Atkeson. The first version was done on illustration board, and this version was done directly on birch panel. Sometimes I need to paint an image several times to fully investigate everything I want to learn from it. NFS.

"Priority"


"Priority" 30"X40" Acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. February 2008.
This image is based on a snapshot from my stepfather's family. This is him as a small boy. Their car is parked on a foggy beach, back in the day when you could drive on Oregon beaches.

"Distant"


"Distant" 8"X10", acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. Created 04/08.
This image is based on a snapshot , taken in the 1950's, when my stepfather was in the Navy. I assume this is a shipmate of his.

"Merry-Going-Round"


"Merry-Going-Round" 30"X40", acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. Created 01/08.
This image is based on a snapshot from my late stepfather's family. His mother is the woman hidden behind the woman in yellow.

"Secret People"

"Secret People" 8"X10", Acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. Created 04/08. This image is based on a snapshot found in a magazine.

"Divide"


"Divide" 22"X28", acrylic on illustration board, mounted on panel. created 01/08. This image is based on a found snapshot.