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28 April 2009

Detroit Stories

I will not be posting paintings for the next few days. I will be in NY for the show at the George Billis Gallery. Regards, Stephen
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Detroit Stories
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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This daily oil painting is of one of the endless stories of Detroit.
#590

27 April 2009

Orange Hopper


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Orange Hopper
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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This daily oil painting is of an orange hopper against a spring sky.
#589

25 April 2009

Morning Shadows


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Morning Shadows
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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This daily oil painting is of red storefront with great morning shadows.
This is the second painting using photo reference from an artist and good friend Jack Summers. I usually only work from my own photos, but Jack gave me some old slides of his to copy, and how can you not want to paint this one. Thanks Jack!
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#588

23 April 2009

River Nocturne II


I will be away for a few days and will not be posting.

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River Nocturne II
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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Today's daily painting is a nocturne along the Detroit River.
#587

22 April 2009

Citylights#40


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Citylights#40
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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Today's daily painting is the 40th of the Citylights series.
It is a view of Woodward Avenue looking South.
#586

21 April 2009

Citylights#39


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Citylights#39
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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Todays daily painting is the thirty-ninth of the Citylights series.
It is a view of Woodward Avenue looking North.
#585

20 April 2009

Storefront Shadows


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Storefront Shadows
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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This daily oil painting is of red storefront with great shadows.
The photo I worked from on this painting is from my good Artist friend Jack Summers. I usually only work from my own photos, but Jack gave me some old slides of his to copy, and how can you not paint this one. Thanks Jack!
#584

18 April 2009

Detail, Mi Central IV

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Detail, Mi Central IV
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7"x5"
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Please do not contact the galleries about the small 7x5 paintings.
This daily oil painting is of late afternoon sunlight on the beautiful abandoned Mi Central Station. Someone has painted a broken flower on the side of the building blue.
#583

Studio shot with Paintings
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The paintings are all ready to be wrapped up for shipment to the George Billis Gallery.


These paintings will be available in the New York show, opening reception: Thursday, April 30th. 6-8 pm at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.

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on the large gallery paintings only.


17 April 2009

Prince Street Reflections



Prince Street Reflections
oil on linen, 2009, 30x24""
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As with the last post I could not resist all the contrasts of light and dark, warm and cool, and hard and lost edges in this lower Manhattan building.

The paintings are leaving today. So I hope to be back doing a few small paintings soon.

This painting will be available in the New York show, opening reception: Thursday, April 30th. 6-8 pm at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.

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on the large gallery paintings only.


14 April 2009

Last Light



Last Light
oil on linen, 2009, 48x36""
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I could not resist all the contrasts of light and dark, warm and cool, straight and curved, hard and lost edges in this SOHO corner building.
Please note!
I will not be doing any small daily painting for the next few days. I need to concentrate on finishing up the last few paintings for my show at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea, NY.


This painting will be available in the New York show, opening reception: Thursday, April 30th. 6-8 pm at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
Please contact the Gallery for more information
on the large gallery paintings only.


12 April 2009

153 Mercer St



153 Mercer
SOLD
oil on linen, 2009, 48x36""
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Wonderful storefront with shadows on Mercer Street in SOHO, NYC
Please note!
I will not be doing any small daily painting for the next few days. I need to concentrate on finishing up the last few paintings for my show at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea, NY.


This painting will be available in the New York show, opening reception: Thursday, April 30th. 6-8 pm at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
Please contact the Gallery for more information
on the large gallery paintings only.


11 April 2009

Grove Court Shadows



Grove Court Shadows
oil on linen, 2009, 30x24""
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These charming mews were built for the working-class population of the West Village.
The Federal style buildings were built in 1853-4 and are a good example of residences designed by builders rather than architects. Also know as Mixed Ale Alley and Pig's Alley.

Please note!
I will not be doing any small daily painting for the next few days. I need to concentrate on finishing up the last few paintings for my show at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea, NY.


This painting will be available in the New York show, opening reception: Thursday, April 30th. 6-8 pm at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
Please contact the Gallery for more information
on the large gallery paintings only.


08 April 2009

Moulin Bleu



Moulin Bleu
oil on linen, 2009, 62x48""
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A wonderful blue Antique store in Tribeca.
Please note!
You will not see as many of the small daily paintings for a little while. I need to concentrate on finishing up the last few paintings for my show at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea, NY

This painting will be available in the New York show opening April 30th. at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
Please contact the Gallery for more information
on the large gallery paintings only.


06 April 2009

The Shadow


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The Shadow
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 7"x5"
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This daily painting is of late afternoon shadows on a building near the old Tigers stadium
#582

Brooklyn Bridge Reflections
oil on linen, 2009, 30x24"
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A dramatic late afternoon view of the Brooklyn Bridge and reflections
This painting will be available in my upcoming New York show opening April 30th. at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
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on the large gallery paintings only.

03 April 2009

Mi Central, detail III


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Detail, Mi Central III
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7"x5"
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This daily oil painting is of late afternoon sunlight on the beautiful abandoned Mi Central Station.
#581

Les Deux Gamins
oil on linen, 2009, 60x42"
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West 10th Street restaurant in the West Village of New York
This painting will be available in my upcoming New York show opening April 30th. at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
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on the large gallery paintings only.

01 April 2009

River Reflections II



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River Reflections II
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5"x5"
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This daily oil painting is of two watertanks against a deep cobalt blue sky.
#580
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Wooster & Grand St
oil on linen, 2009, 62x48"
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A corner building in the historical SOHO district of New York
This painting will be available in my upcoming New York show opening April 30th. at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
Please contact the Gallery for more information on the large gallery paintings only.