(my) recent oil paintings

Over the holidays, I ventured into oil painting. It has been a blast. They aren’t dry yet, as you can imagine — and the color in the house is not giving me the best frame for the picture. This is the first one…

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This is the second one. As it dries, it is actually revealing more color, so…

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This is one of them both.

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The first one I would like to call “Eve” while the second is “Yael/Judith.” There is purple tent becoming more pronounced as it dries. Each one is like a puzzle because I get to figure out the shapes, the colors, and the textures.

I really, really like oil. A lot. Not simply because of the smell of the linseed oil either.

You can click on the pictures to see them larger — but not too large.

I don’t claim that these are good, only that they are mine.

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9 Replies to “(my) recent oil paintings”

  1. While I can see traces of Gauguin in the second, with a further exaggeration of angles, I perceive hints of Picasso in the first.

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