Taxi Driver

Posted on April 22, 2016

oil painting, portrait, figurative, old man, side profile, white hair, moustache, taxi driver

Taxi Driver. oil on canvas. 20 x 25cm. 2016.


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Posted on April 22, 2016

portrait, woman, red-head, side profile, contemplation

Isabelle. oil on canvas. 40 x 35cm. 2016


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A Long Memory

Posted on April 11, 2016

portrait, woman, girl. blue, face, oil painting

A Long Memory. oil on plexiglas. 16cm. 2016

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Anniversary Flower Pot

Posted on April 4, 2016

flowers, pot, spring, colors, pink, floral, blooming, blossoms, stillife, garden

Anniversary Flower Pot. oil on canvas. 25x20cm. 2016.

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Selim, the Obdurate

Posted on April 3, 2016

oil painting, portrait, young man, urban realism, black culture, sport, red cap, bare arms, inner city, figurative

Selim the Obdurate. oil on canvas. 40 x 60cm. 2016

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Blue Collar

Posted on March 14, 2016

figurative, portrait, man, worker, blue collar, smoking, cigarette, cap, laborer, trade, construction

oil on canvas. 20 x 20cm.  2016

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Cement Factory

Posted on March 12, 2016

landscape, rural, factory, cement factory, mill, country, terrain, rust, sky, river, terrain, manufactory, industry, machines

oil on plexiglas. 16cm. 2016.

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Beret Boy

Posted on March 12, 2016

oil painting, portrait, young man, black culture, urban realism, glasses, colorful, inner city

oil on canvas. 20 x 20cm. 2016

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Field Worker

Posted on March 8, 2016

oil painting, foreign lands, dust, figurative, man, worker, working boots, cap, desert, field, solitude, production, down South, golden sand, desert land

Striding along the golden brown field, he, dressed in boots and cap, with his shirt loosely hanging from his body,  is moving towards his final destination, to the earth colonies of his memories.

30 x 30cm. oil on canvas. 2016

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Park Dweller

Posted on March 8, 2016

oil painting,  figurative, portrait, man, smoking, sitting, plants, foliage, contemplation, earth, resting, thinking, observing, urban realism

Feeling at home amidst green leaves and spring flowers, this urban park dweller is at peace with himself, smoking, and soaking up some midday sunshine.

30 x 30cm.  oil on canvas. 2016

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Blue Car Walker

Posted on February 28, 2016

oil painting, figurative, man, walking, street, road, car, urban realism, blue hues, pavement, strolling

plodding along, eyes fixated on the ground, he tries to clear his mind, as he passes parked cars and plenty of mechanic shops by the side of the road, feeling his calves burn as he paces himself, in ill-fitting shoes. the path ahead is still long.

20 x 20cm. oil on canvas. 2016

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The Wayfarer

Posted on February 27, 2016

oil painting, portrait, man, smoking, wayfarer, nomad, solitude, worker, pilgrim, drifter, wanderer, vagabond, seafarer, macho

away from the crowd, he sits alone at the ship dock, before he begins a work shift he picked up,  puffing on a cigarette and pondering roads of old and seasons passing, as drops of early morning mist are dissolving, the air smelling of fish and salty winds.

20 cm.   oil on canvas.  2016

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Abandoned Railroad Tracks

Posted on February 23, 2016

oil painting, train station, building, trees, traintracks, abandoned railroad, decay, sky, nature, rural landscape, rural, memories, nostalgia, orange, rust, purple, foliage, urban terrain

abandoned railway station, the rusty train tracks covered by nature’s woven patchwork of weeds and trees, nested within a rural landscape not far from the city, discovered on a walk during midday

20 x 20cm.  oil on canvas.  2016

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Pink Flowers

Posted on February 22, 2016

oil painting, foliage, nature, pink flowers, patio, terrace, patch, sunshine, spring, plants

perched high above, on a rooftop overlooking the river, there was planted a patch of flowers, painted pink and red around the edges, blushing perfectly, lightly wafting in the breeze, underneath the sun, and the delicate scent – an invitation to enjoy the Now

20 x 20cm. oil on canvas. 2016

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Downtown City Dwellers

Posted on February 20, 2016

oil painting, figurative, men, urban realism, city, bus-stop, conversation, dwellers, fringe, autumn, street, cars, cold, cigarettes, smoking, exchange, bench, outside, gathering, grey-blue hues, loitering, togetherness, uncertainty, nostalgia, waiting

Three men gathering for a smoke and some conversation, having chosen a bus-stop as shelter from the grey air and cold,  ornamented with various litter and a crushed empty coke can in the corner.  Relishing the moment of togetherness, they repeat the same formula, ships without a sail, directed by uncertainty and the winds of time.

30 x 30cm. oil on canvas. 2016


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The Old Man with Silver Strands

Posted on February 19, 2016

oi painting, portrait, old man, white hair, glasses, self reflection, reading, urban realism, thinking, contemplation

an empty coffee cup next to his chair, a book placed on his knees, the old man with solid strands of white silvery fine hair and mottled cheeks,  is oblivious to the loud life in the cinema cafe where he sat down to immerse himself in the study of ancient tales of forgotten civilizations

oil on canvas. 20cm. 2016


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Skateboarder Woman

Posted on February 17, 2016

oil painting, rolling, skateboard, freedom, gliding, balance, curve, hill, woman, flowing hair, skirt, friction, concrete jungle, surfing concrete waves, wheels, figurative, urban, autumn, adventure, deep purple hues, muted blues, asphalt hill, urban realism

feeling adventureous in her bones, the woman rolls and glides on her skateboard, feeling the freedom as the wind caresses her hair, holding the balance on top of the hill, on this autumn day of muted purples and blues

30 x 30cm. oil on canvas.  2016


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Rural Palm Tree

Posted on February 17, 2016

oil painting, palm tree, leaves, princely crest, soil, expanding shadow, leafy shade, rural landscape, decrepit house, tropical, pink and purple hues, fragrance, blooming, afternoon ambience, solitude, urban, nostalgia, earth, soil

next to a decrepit house in a rural landscape,  there was planted a palm tree,  curling upward, its leaves sprawling out to cast a shade of pink and purple hues,  the afternoon ambience one of urban nostalgia

20 x 20cm. oil on canvas. 2015


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Yellow Flowers

Posted on February 13, 2016

oil painting, foliage, yellow flowers, table, vase, stillife, blooming

bursting forth in blooming orange and yellows, as woven by nature, the flowers sway softly in the breeze coming in from the open window, dusting the table with sprinkles of joy

SOLD. this painting is no longer available.

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