31 October 2009

La Maison Rouge


La Maison Rouge
SOLD
to collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is of a red house with strong October light and shadows. I really liked the intensity of the values in this scene
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#763

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Bella helping herself to what is left of her catnip. This was shot this morning. She is very agile and can get up and down without knocking the pot over.

30 October 2009

October Light


October Light
SOLD
to collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a scene with a yellow wall with strong October light and shadows, with the single word TIRE on the side. I liked the play of the teal door against all that electric yellow.
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#762

29 October 2009

Brush Park View


Brush Park View
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #31

SOLD
To a collector in Adelaide, South Australia
oil on linen/panel,
2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a scene of an abandoned Brush Park house with part of the Detroit skyline in the background.
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#761

28 October 2009

October Light



October Light
SOLD
to a collector in Oakland, CA
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
Today's daily painting is a scene of a white house wearing a patina of life . I love the character of these older homes and the stories they could tell.
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#760

27 October 2009

Shadows on the Wall



Shadows on the Wall
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #30

SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a scene on Detroit's Eastside of an abandoned building. I was really interested in the graffiti tags and warm color and shadow masses created by the strong October light.
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#759

26 October 2009

Citylights #47




Citylights #47
SOLD
to collector in Bethesda, MD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is the forty-seventh in the Citylight series of blurred night images of Detroit
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#758

25 October 2009

Evening, Belle Isle



Evening, Belle Isle
SOLD
to a collector in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is of one of the many bridges on Belle Isle in the Detroit River. In the background is the beautiful Belle Isle Conservatory.
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#757

24 October 2009

Agawa Canyon



Agawa Canyon
SOLD
to collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is of the Agawa Canyon, a Great Lakes self-unloading bulk carrier upbound on the Detroit River. We were on Belle Isle while this wonderful freighter passed by. It is always a treat to see these monsters up close.
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#756

23 October 2009

The Blue Door



The Blue Door
SOLD
to collector in NewYork, NY
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is of a simple low building. What attracted me to this one was the flat shapes and the strong contrast of light and shadow. I also like the fall color in this one.
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#755

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22 October 2009

October Shadows


October Shadows
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #29

SOLD
to a collector in Sarasota, FL
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a scene on Detroit's Eastside of an abandoned corner building. I was really interested in the color and the shadow masses created by the strong October light.
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#754

21 October 2009

Lake Michigan Dunes II


Lake Michigan Dunes II
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a fall scene of the dunes on Lake Michigan, North of Lakeside.
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#753

20 October 2009

Midtown Tracks


Midtown Tracks
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
Today's daily painting is an industrial scene of RR tracks, low buildings, and a bridge overpass in the midtown area of Detroit, catching late afternoon sun and shadows
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#752

19 October 2009

Great Lakes Steel


Great Lakes Steel
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is an industrial scene of Great Lakes Steel on Zug Island
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#751

18 October 2009

An Approaching Storm


An Approaching Storm
Painting #750
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is of an approaching storm over Lake Michigan at Lakeside.This was last Sunday, today is bright and sunny, a beautiful fall day.
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#750

17 October 2009

Industrial Nocturne II


Industrial Nocturne II
SOLD
to a collector in Hiawassee GA
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a nocturne of the downriver industrial area on the Rouge River. I was drawn to the great contrast of the dark masses against the sunlit areas.
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#749

16 October 2009

Lake Michigan Dunes


Lake Michigan Dunes
SOLD
to a collector in Grosse Pointe Woods MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a fall scene of the dunes North of Lakeside on Lake Michigan. We took last weekend off and spent it at the Lakeside Inn in Lakeside, MI. It is a wonderful old inn with a duel fireplace and stencils of pine cones and ginko leaves on the ceilings and walls, with lots and lots of history. The dunes are north of Lakeside, I will probably paint more from this trip. We meet some wonderful artists from Chicago who run the Lillstreet Art Center, an Artist in Residence Program.
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#748

15 October 2009

Industrial Nocturne


Industrial Nocturne
SOLD
To a collector in Grosse Pointe, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's daily painting is a nocturne of the downriver industrial area near the Rouge and I-75.
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#747

14 October 2009

La Maison Blanche V


La Maison Blanche V
SOLD
to a collector in Marina del Rey CA
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is of a white house at the end of the road. A very strange place to put a house, or was the house there first?
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#746

13 October 2009

Rouge Reflections III


Rouge Reflections III
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is of reflections of a barge and tug at Zug Island. Interesting that water has a way of making a scene come to life.
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#745

12 October 2009

Blue Bridge & Shadows


Blue Bridge & Shadows
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is a bridge in the New Center area of Detroit.
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#744

11 October 2009

Citylights #46


Citylights #46
SOLD
To a collector in Lincolnwood, IL
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is from the continuing series of Citylights paintings of Detroit at night
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#743

10 October 2009

Kresge's 25c to $1.00


Kresge's 25c to $1.00
SOLD
To a collector in Birmingham, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009,5x7"
Today's daily painting is the Kresge's 25c to $1.00 building in downtown Detroit
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#742

09 October 2009

Greene Street Shadows


Greene Street Shadows
oil on linen, 2009, 42x36"
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Greene Street is one of my favorite streets in SOHO. It has many of the old cast iron building, this building has the first tin ceiling in NY
This painting is available at the George Billis Gallery in Chelsea.
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08 October 2009

Fisher Bldg Nocturne


Fisher Bldg Nocturne
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is a dramatic nocturne of the Fisher Building. A beautiful 1920's era skyscraper.
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#741

07 October 2009

Study in Blue & Gray


Study in Blue & Gray
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #28
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
Today's daily painting is of a long abandoned building in Detroit.
The twenty-eighth painting in the Abandoned, portraits of Detroit series.
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#740

06 October 2009

The Rouge Wall


The Rouge Wall
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #27
SOLD
To a collector in New York, NY
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is of an abandoned corner building, one block from yesterdays painting
The twenty-seventh painting in the Abandoned, portraits of Detroit series.
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#739

05 October 2009

Blue Green Shadows


Blue Green Shadows
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #26
SOLD
To a collector in Hiawassee, GA
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is of an abandoned corner building.
The twenty-sixth painting in the Abandoned, portraits of Detroit series.
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#738

04 October 2009

Mi Central column, detail


Mi Central column, detail
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is a detail of a column inside the abandoned Michigan Central RR Station.
The twenty-fifth painting in the Abandoned, portraits of Detroit series.
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#737

03 October 2009

Detail, Great Lakes Steel II


Detail, Great Lakes Steel II
SOLD
To a collector in Grosse Pointe, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
Today's daily painting is a detail of late afternoon sun on the Great Lakes Steel plant on Zug Island.
Sure wish I could get on this catwalk to take some shots for paintings.
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#736

02 October 2009

Jefferson Ave Bridge II


Jefferson Ave Bridge II
SOLD
to a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is of late evening sunlight on the Jefferson Ave. Bridge over the Rouge River
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#735

01 October 2009

On the Road



On the Road
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is an urban landscape of a scene along I-75 with a bridge in shadow with a splash of color. Unfortunately the splash of color is caution signs waiting to interrupt our drive.
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#734