One+One=One. Journal

The Value of an Oil Painting.

Craftsmanship. In this fast paced world quality is sometimes sacrificed for speed. In the painted portrait world there is nothing more important that archival characteristics, quality and craftsmanship. This is one of the fundemental reasons we choose oil. It may take longer to use and dry, however once completed it will last the test of time.   Value There is a value in an oil painting. The rich color that oil painting provides is paramount to an oi...

We travel globally to meet and create with our clients.

Original oil paintings are archival in their creation and custom designed per commission. Each commissioned art piece starts with an art discovery meeting with the client, where we learn the unique details for the commission. We service area's like New York, Florida, Tampa, FL, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Boston, MA, San Jose, CA, Washington, DC, Bridgeport, CT, , Honolulu, HI, Seattle, WA, Lexington Park, MD, Palm Beach, FL, Ba...

Luxury oil paintings

Original oil paintings are created to last the test of time. It is the creation of a luxury oil painting that is truly our passions. Each private art commission is special to us. We offer children oil paintings, family oil paintings, elegant female oil painting, executive oil paintings, legacy oil paintings, dog oil paintings and formal oil paintings of all kinds. Although we are located in Tampa, FL now, we are service a global clientele. Our goal ...

Knowing When its Done

It is not about how much time it takes to finish a painting. Sometimes it takes months, sometimes weeks and some painting just take a day. The key is to know when the painting is done. Each painting takes several layers. We put paint on top of paint to build in the texture and colors to recieve the desired effect. Some paintings require just a few layers, while others may be a complex application of compound layers. For me it is natural to know when t...

Details

Details are a very important factor in every painting. The size of the brush stroke really matters. Especially when painting the hair How light interacts with such fine details dictates the brush and the stroke.  To watch these details come to life as I paint is a joy and a magnificant feeling. 

To Create

Inspiration. As artists, to be inspired is powerful. Each artist has his or her own artistic vibration…it is what makes that artist do what they do. Then inspiration happens and the artist vibrates on a higher level. The thoughts are more colorful. The mind is more engaged. The feelings are more heightened. The sensitivity to things around you becomes sharper and softer at the same time. The unexplained becomes clear, understood and accepted. In sho...