Archive for May, 2013

(louise brooks) yellow diva

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

louise brooks, yellow diva, 17″ x 24″, oil on panel, 2012-13

 

“For two extraordinary years I have been working on it – learning to write – but mostly learning how to tell the truth. At first it is quite impossible. You make yourself better than anybody, then worse than anybody, and when you finally come to see you are “like” everybody – that is the bitterest blow of all to the ego. But in the end it is only the truth, no matter how ugly or shameful, that is right, that fits together, that makes real people, and strangely enough – beauty…”

Louis Brooks (via thefilmcanister)

back stage girl (after j. vermeer)

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

back stage girl (after j.Vermeer), 17″ x 24′, oil on panel, 2013

silent star

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

silent star,17″ x 24″ oil on panel, 2012

the painter #3

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

the painter #3, 15″ x 20″, oil on panel, 2011-13

the painter #2

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

the painter #2, 15″ x 20″. oil on panel, 2011-13

the painter #1

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

the painter#1, 15″ x 20″, oil on panel, 2011-13

war widow (after t. couture)

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

war widow (after t.couture), 17″ x 24″, oil on panel, 2012

empty promise

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

empty promise, 17″ x 24″, oil on panel, 2012

art deco peggy noonan (after j. denand)

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

art deco peggy noonan (after j. denand), 17″ x 24″, oil on panel, 2013