New Paintings of Paris, Fashion, Flowers and the New York Skyline…. Having done my vacationing earlier in the summer, I took advantage of that quiet period in August, when most sensible New Yorkers leave town. It was a gift to have uninterrupted time in the studio to work on new paintings. Paris That feeling of coolness in the midst […]
Some days the best thing to do is experiment with your materials. This painting of the Chrysler Building at night is the result of playing around with two of my favorite mediums: watercolor and PanPastel.
The Empire State Building is one of my favorite buildings in New York City (along with the Chrysler Building). At night it’s illuminated in different colors, according to various holidays and events. Recently we’ve had a few nights when it is all blue. That vision of a blue Empire State Building glowing against a deep blue […]
“One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather how it felt.” – Georgia O’Keeffe. In my latest New York nocturne painting, I wanted to pay tribute to one of my favorite painters of New York City: Georgia O’Keeffe. Yes, THAT Georgia O’Keeffe! I realize when most people think of O’Keeffe they think only […]
A new digital painting this week from my New York Nocturne series. This painting captures the New York skyline at dusk at that magic moment when the sky is still luminous, and the lights of the city are just starting to appear.
Here’s the latest in my series of paintings of New York at night on my iPad. During the winter season a temporary ice skating rink is installed in Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan. It’s quite magical at night, with the skaters surrounded by the shimmering skyscrapers. In this painting you can see the Empire State building […]
Twice a year, in New York City, the setting sun aligns with the east-west streets of Manhattan, illuminating the urban canyons in dramatic shades of orange, red and yellow. This phenomenon is known as Manhattanhenge. It’s become quite the urban event, with professional and amateur photographers lining up in advance to snag the perfect vantage […]
A loose, fresh watercolor painting of the Empire State Building at night. The colors are from my imagination.
iPhone art of the Empire State Building, using the “Sketchbook App.” The beautiful thing about sketching on the iPhone is that the screen is illuminated so you can sketch at at night.
The New York skyline at sunset. A watercolor painting of the sun setting over Manhattan, with the silhouette of the Empire State Building on the right.