Oil Paintings

My early studies were in the fine arts. Portraiture was something I enjoyed quite a bit. My painting was primarily done as a student. Once I started a full time job I had little time for oils. I actually went for a decade without any form of art, picking it up again with my pen and ink Christmas Card illustrations in the 80's

                             
Alfredo Silva                                Angelica Ariyuri Orozco                  Claire Dolan

              
Mark Matzell                                      Nina Rotast         Miranda


                

First Man Out  

 

                                                                                                 

    

Astronauts floating in  space were a foreign image when I painted these pictures. 
There was a human quality in an incredibly beautiful and dangerous environment.

 

    

   

 

   

The Little Match Girl

 

        

 

 

 

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