Lately, most all of my paintings start with an object or set of objects that I use to form the basis of the piece. In the case of ‘Pull Here‘, it started with this- a door pull from Home Depot:
This grabbed my attention and I immediately saw it in use with some markings or instructions, and so the words Pull Here immediately came to mind.
The piece is on a 24″ square panel (luan plywood with some 1×2 cribbing). This was going to give me the depth I needed to seat the door pull hardware. Like I often do, the panel is primed, and then a layer of joint compound was applied. Masking tape helps define the horizontal region toward the bottom and provides me with some depth when layering on the compound. Read more
10″ x 7″ | encaustic, mixed media, and assemblage on plywood | 2013 | SOLD
May 30, 2013 I was honored not only to have two pieces accepted into the Lehigh Art Alliance’s first abstract-only show, ‘Simply Abstract’, but to be awarded 3rd place for one of them as well. They were exhibited at Bethlehem’s City Hall Rotunda gallery in May. Pictured below are some of the award recipients including myself, Richard […]