Thursday, October 8, 2009

Waterfall at Night
Acrylic, latex and Plaster on Canvas

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Abstract works

These are more mature works that express my ideas and feelings that working within other "schools" cannot.

"Colors and Shapes in Balance"
Plaster and latex on canvas

"Red Abstract"
Latex on canvas

"Sunset in a Hot Clime"
Acrylic on canvas

"Desolate Landscape"
Acrylic on canvas

"Comes the Night"
Plaster and acrylic on canvas

Detail of "Comes the Night"

"Raining Colors"
Plaster, enamel, and latex on canvas

Plaster and latex on canvas

"3050: The Disintegration of the City"
Acrylic on canvas

Plaster and latex on canvas

"Color Squares"
Latex on canvas

"Color Tiles"
Latex on canvas

"Confetti II"
Latex on canvas

"Morning Has Broken"
Gold leaf and latex on canvas

"Dream of a Foggy Morning"
Gold leaf and latex on canvas

"Desert Heat"
Gold leaf, copper leaf, and plaster on canvas

"Green Horizon"
Latex on canvas

Acrylic on canvas

Thrown paint

These paintings were efforts to loosen up my use of paint and to become more expressive.

Latex and plaster on canvas

While the following looks similar to the previous, it is more complex with greater texture.

Acrylic and latex on canvas

Plaster, acrylic, and latex on canvas

Paintings Inspired by the Washington School of Art

These paintings explored color and order.  They are similar to the work of the Washington School of Art, using colorful stripes to provide structure.

"Horizontal Stripes"
Latex on wood

"Vertical Stripes on Wood"
Latex on Wood

"All's Fair in Love and Fashion"
Latex on canvas

"Vertical Stripes 2"
latex on canvas

Studies in Green"
Latex on canvas

"LA Runway"
Latex on canvas

"Triptych: Metamorposis"
Acrylic on canvas

I was surprised at the difficulty of painting stripes on both canvas and wood since the paint tends to seep under tape. 

Initial works inspired by Abstract Expressionism

These works were deisgned primarily to complement my modernist apartment.  These were done in the spring of 2008.

"Homage to Bolotowsky"
Latex on canvas

"In the Style of Mondrian"
Latex on Canvas

"Homage to Van Doesburg"
Latex on canvas

"Impression of the Beijing People's Stadium"
Latex on canvas