Monday, June 15, 2015

Up on Etsy - Alice in Wonderland - You're Nothing But a Pack of Cards with Crayons - Acrylic Trompe L'Oeil Painting

"You're Nothing But a Pack of Cards," acrylic on panel, 7" x 5"/SOLD

This image has been painted on a 3/8" thick board that is notched in the back for hanging without framing. The sides have been painted to match the front.

For my blog post with step-by-step images of this painting, visit

Thanks for looking!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

On the Easel - Step by Step Painting Alice in Wonderland - Small Trompe L'Oeil Art - You're Nothing But a Pack of Cards

"You're Nothing But a Pack of Cards," acrylic on panel, 7" x 5".
I've returned to doing another "Alice/Crayon" trompe l'oeil work, featuring one of artist John Tenniel's original 19th century illustrations as the centerpiece. Here are a few of the step by step images as I painted. Apologies for the poor image quality!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Up on Etsy - Dramatic Chocolate Boston Creme Donuts - Daily Acrylic Painting

"Dramatic Chocolate Boston Creme Donuts," acrylic on panel, 6" x 6"


This piece was painted from life and has multiple coats of a high-gloss varnish applied, providing extra depth to the darks of the image and protecting it from sunlight and dust.

For images of my process for this piece, visit my blog posting here:

Thanks for looking!