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Mysterious Muse

“Mysterious Muse,” oil study, 24″ x 18″. Check in again in a few days to see this canvas completed!

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Nude in Progress

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

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Study in Pencil

A new Study in Pencil… Stay tuned!

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New Abstract Series, “Women” is on the way!

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

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Auction to benefit Rise Above Foundation Cebu

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

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Painting in Progress

A new painting in progress… Stayed tuned for the final outcome!

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Change of Tempo

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

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Progress of New Painting

Progress on painting as of today (Saturday). I am still not sure about the colors and will be experimenting as I go… Please enjoy!

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And Old Sketch

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

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“Blue Dress” in progress

The canvas is 36″ x 24″, I have started to block out the image in oil using a brush. I am thinking out loud so bear with me… At this point I would usually not show the painting, it just … Continue reading

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