Thursday, August 28, 2008
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
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I was able to finish a new daily painting today. I've been working on several large commissions lately, and I think that I'm catching up! This painting is an abstract work on a gallery wrap canvas.
'Sfumato' - 24x36 inches
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
This is my latest daily painting: an oil painting of a Husky against a snowy background. This is another entry in my dog series, in a small format and is currently not for sale.
I'll be painting a french bulldog next; hopefully I'll have it done next week, so check back!
'Sheba' - 9x12 inches - oil on gallery wrap canvas
Saturday, August 23, 2008
This is my latest daily painting, a large abstract commissioned painting in neutral hues.
I love creating these large scale paintings, because it allows me to move around the painting. When I paint small, as you can imagine, you have to be somewhat still, as you execute the brushstrokes, or you'll end up re-working a lot of it!
'Zanzibar Rythms II' - 42x48 inches on gallery wrap canvas
Thursday, August 21, 2008
This is a new daily painting, an abstract oil painting. This diptych (2 piece) painting is part of my 'Fossil Texture' series. Shades of blue and yellow ochre with white are blended to create a range of color and texture!
'Blue Moon Rising' - (2) 18x36 inches - Fossil Texture Oil Painting
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
photo credit: Esparta on Flickr
This is a new daily painting: an oil painting of an Afghan Hound, for a private collection. I've named this pooch 'Champagne', for the coloring of her hair.
I know that you're used to seeing large abstract paintings, but it's refreshing for me to work on a small level sometimes. (It also enables me to practice my drawing skills from time to time! )
'Champagne' - 9x12 inches - Oil on gallery wrap canvas
Monday, August 18, 2008
This is a new daily painting, a 5 piece seascape with a lighthouse and full moon. Waves lap at the bottom of the scene, as the lighthouse illuminates the bay.
'Night Watch' - 24x48 inches - Acrylic on gallery wrap canvas
This is a commissioned painting in acrylic paint, on canvas. It's one of my daily paintings (or, almost daily - ha ha :)) . The abstract painting is on 6 gallery wrapped canvases, each measuring 12x36 inches.
'Cosmos II' - 72x36 inches
Saturday, August 16, 2008
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
This is a new daily painting- a textured oil painting in crimson hues. This is one of my 'mosaic' style textured oil paintings, so called because of the small rectangles of texture.
'Mosaic Rhythm' - 24x36 - Textured Oil on Canvas
Sunday, August 10, 2008
This is a commissioned abstract painting in oils. It's part of the 'fossil texture' series, and is a jade-hued textured oil painting!
'Jade Passage' - 24x36 inches on gallery wrap canvas
Thursday, August 07, 2008
This is a new daily painting in textured oil. This is part of my 'mosaic textured' oil series, and incorporates neutral browns with some crimson red!
'Byzantine Mosaic' - 24x36 inches - Textured Oil on Canvas
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
This is my latest daily painting- an abstract painting that was inspired by swirling chocolate. I love chocolate, and especially like cognac chocolate truffles- my own! I'll make about 3 dozen, and end up eating about a dozen as soon as their done- oh well, that's what they are there for, right?
'Chocolate Swirl' - 24x36 inches - original painting by AJ LaGasse
Tuesday, August 05, 2008
This is a new daily painting: an abstract oil painting in blues with white highlights. This is a textured oil painting done with a palette knife!
'Divani Contempo' - 24x36 inches - Blue Textured Oil Painting
This is a commissioned painting, with sienna browns and variations of green. I think the name is fitting, don't you? ;)
'Purely Pistachio II' - 24x36 inches - Fossil Texture Oil painting
Monday, August 04, 2008
This is my latest painting- an abstract oi painting in crimson-red hues. I've textured the oil paint so as to give the painting a feeling of a vintage mosaic, hence the name!
'Vintage Mosaic in Crimson' - 24x36 inches - Textured Oil on canvas by AJ LaGasse
Saturday, August 02, 2008
This is a new abstract painting in textured oil. It's part of my 'Fossil Texture' series, and incorporates blues with shades of brown.
Two separate canvases, each measuring 18x24 inches, make up this diptych (2 pc set).
'Blue Fossil Illusion' - 24x36 inches - Fossil Texture