Saturday, October 24, 2015

On the easel

1. Violet glaze to unify and push back the block out. (Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue with Liquin Fine Detail)
2. Reset important lines.
3. A little color experimentation.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

TLG, Another rough study

Back to exploring composition. The working title for this piece is "The Long Goodbye" or TLG.

Monday, September 28, 2015

On the easel . . .

Underpainting from a photo I took at the OC Fair. I'm allowing several months to work on this piece.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A Tribute to Spring Break

Charcoal on Ink-Stained Crescent Board, 16"x22"
(c) 2015 Bernard Echanow

Saturday, March 28, 2015

"Cambria, Recut"

"Cambria, Recut"
Print on Muslin, 26"x38"
© 2014 Bernard Echanow

Sunday, February 22, 2015

"Journey's Song"

"Journey's Song"
Oil on Canvas,16"x20"
©2014 Bernard Echanow

I received word this past week that my oil painting, "Journey's Song," was selected for the City of Brea Art Gallery’s 30th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition. The exhibition will be on view from March 28th – May 8th, 2015.

"Journey's Song" is, simply, my autobiography. My absolutely all-time favorite painting is Jules Adolphe Breton's "The Song of the Lark" from 1884. "Journey's Song" is my humble tribute to M. Breton.

I did use my artist's "license" to trim off 15 pounds of unnecessary plumpness.