Author Archives: Brad
“Mysterious Muse,” oil study, 24″ x 18″. Check in again in a few days to see this canvas completed!
This painting has been in progress for about 2 months now; every stage could have been a completed painting! Something about the pose and mood I found a very strong image, and it was just beautiful even on the block-out … Continue reading
A new Study in Pencil… Stay tuned!
Sixty years ago, Willem de Kooning was painting a series called “Woman.” I aways found these paintings inspiring, even when I was a child and had no idea I would be a painter. He started these about the year I … Continue reading
THE AUCTION IS NOW OPEN! – Junevieve, 14″ x 11″, oil on linen – Brad Smith Gallery is proud to support Rise Above Foundation Cebu, an incredible organization of volunteers based in Cebu, Philippines that strive to help improve the quality of life for … Continue reading
A new painting in progress… Stayed tuned for the final outcome!
Change of Tempo When playing in a symphony, reading the music, playing your instrument perfectly in tune, and watching the conductor are important parts of the performance, watching the conductor while reading the music is a challenging multi task to … Continue reading
Progress on painting as of today (Saturday). I am still not sure about the colors and will be experimenting as I go… Please enjoy!
I have been working from photos lately, so it has been refreshing to work from a sketch I made more than a year ago. I just discovered it today in an old sketch book… wow, what a nice surprise! I … Continue reading