A lovely woman in a large space, with radiant light around her.
I wanted this one to have a dreamlike quality to it. Many thanks to Andrew Gnezdilov, a Russian photographer who graciously gave me permission to use one of his photos for inspiration for this painting.
For years I have been a fan of the artwork of Jack
Vettriano, so I decided I would do a painting influenced by his style. A UK photographer Satyruk2000 http://satyruk2000.deviantart.com/
graciously allowed me to use his wonderful photo as the inspiration for this
painting. I've photographed this painting over 100 times trying to get the colors just right. It is still not perfect, but close.
I love eagles. There is a nest a short distance from my home
and I have spent many hours, watching and taking photos of them. This was
painted in thick, bold strokes to represent the power and majesty of our
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“...one doesn't paint a landscape, a seascape, a figure; one paints the effect of a time of day on a landscape, a seascape, or a figure.” --Edouard Manet
Seated Nude, 1973
21 X 25 inches, oil on canvas
45 X 55 inches, oil on canvas
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