Sometimes it can be said architects are frustrated sculptors and sculptors are frustrated architects. Buildings are like giant works of art that people interact with to the point where they even live, work and play in them. I like to capture these monuments in paintings.
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Oil on canvas 20 X 17 $120
Oil on canvas 19 X 15 $120 An overpass just outside of the city; the usual rain clouds starting to come in.
Oil on panel 33 x 36 $350
Fine Floral Designs
Oil on panel 30 x 36 $425 A corner store in the area of James Bay selling flowers. An older building with character.
The Big Blue Roxy
Oil on panel 45 x 36 $650 One of the last neighborhood movie theaters. The quonset hut design makes it quite unique and harkens back to a time before the mega movie houses.
Oil on panel 32 x 36” $440 One of the back alleys from the old days. There's parts of it which still have wooden cobblestones.
Oil on canvas 40 x 35 $475 An urbanscape of a small grocery store in the area. The architecture of this little building has always fascinated me. And then they gave it a coat of paint and made it stand out. Made me want to do a painting of it.
Oil on panel 20 x 24 $180 Arches figure heavily in classical urbanscapes. Mostly because they were painted in Europe and there's plenty around. I looked around and found some faux classical arches around the plaza at city hall.
Cormorant Street Hotel
Oil on panel 24 x 30 $150 This urbanscape is of a hotel in the downtown area. It's located next to an art gallery.
Herald Street Entrance
Oil on panel 20 x 24 $175. A heritage building just up the street from an art supplies store. Because of the interior and the lighting, the windows look black. So I painted them that way.
Oil on panel 18 x 15 $75