Since the weather has been so cold this winter and I have a new work space, I have begun to paint still life again after many years. I have always enjoyed the challenge of painting beautiful objects. The challenge for me now is to try to preserve the form of the objects and still paint them in a loose and painterly fashion. I feel my most successful paintings are achieved with the least detail yet an accurate and faithful portrayal of the subject. It is also great to paint some rich color during the winter, as outside it is rather gray and sometimes my mood tends to follow.
Autumn Still Life 20 x 24 oil