An eclectic collection of traditional & non-traditional fine art oil paintings, subject matter varying from portraiture to stylized couture fashion. Oil paints are applied to archival canvas or linen stretched onto a wood frame.
For dry pastel, oil pastel and/or colored pencil, medium applied onto toned paper and/or stretched canvas or linen.
A collection of concept drawings, preliminary sketches, illustrations and paintings for exhibit design firms, museums, universities, visitor centers. Many of these projects were also created for newspapers, magazine publishers and advertising agencies.
Watercolors were painted using transparent watercolor on Arches cold press paper. Acrylic painting were done on either duck canvas or illustration board.
Pen & Ink renderings done by either a quill nib pen - black/white ink wash or graphite pencil on illustration board. The drawings were created either from life or from photographs or a combination of both.
Collages are created utilizing old magazines, print ads, labels, stamps, notes and other miscellaneous paper items. Many pieces of these paper items are torn and assembled as to mimic painted brushstrokes, essentially each project is a "paper painting," adhered onto stretched canvas or board.
Mosaics are created similarly using broken dishes, stoneware, ceramic and glass tiles adhered to ply-board.
These murals and backdrops were designed for museums, universities, visitor centers and other venues. All were created by hand traditionally with paint and brush or digitally with stylist and tablet within PhotoShop CC. The progression videos showcase each stage of the process for creating that mural project. © KT