Archive for January, 2010

Peanut Butter Sandwich

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Peanut Butter Sandwich Oil Painting

Daily Painting #210 – Peanut Butter Sandwich
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
US$100 — free shipping worldwide
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For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





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Study of Snow

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Snow - Pet Dove Oil Painting

Daily Painting #209 – Study of Snow
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
Not for Sale

Here’s a study of my pet dove named Snow. I very, very seldom paint animals, but we’ve had Snow for about 4 months now and I decided that it was time I did a painting of him. This was painted from life with a very limited palette. It was quite difficult at times with Snow coming up to me every now and then to look at his painting, but most of the time, he sat still and posed.

I have recently been toning my gesso with a little Raw Umber. I liked the pale cream color so I left it unpainted.

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Fox’s Candy: Yellow (ACEO)

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Yellow Fox's Candy - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #208 – Fox’s Candy: Yellow
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
Not for Sale

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A Carrot

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Carrot Oil Painting

Daily Painting #207 – A Carrot
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
US$70 — free shipping worldwide
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For inquiries, e-mail me at: faith@artisticrealism.com





I’m very pleased with this painting. I was able to finish it easily — every brush stroke seemed to fall in its proper place the first time around. I love that. I think the time I spent to analyze the subject and the colors helped greatly.

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Teacup with Tangerines

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Teacup with Tangerines - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #206 – Teacup with Tangerines
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

I have painted this teacup a few times before, and each time, the design on the cup changes. I haven’t really painted the original design as it appears on the cup, but the one in A Lemon and a Teacup is the closest.

Here are the other paintings featuring this teacup:

A Lemon and a Teacup - Oil Painting Tea and Lychee - Oil Painting Grape and Teacup - Oil Painting Chili Peppers and Teacup - Oil Painting

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Burnt Out Matches (ACEO)

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Burnt Out Matches - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #205 – Burnt Out Matches
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

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Black Coffee

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Black Coffee Oil Painting

Daily Painting #204 – Black Coffee
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm

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Mango with Black Mug

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Mango with Black Mug - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #203 – Mango with Black Mug
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

I had a late start on this painting and I spent over an hour thinking of what to paint. We had some mangoes around but I couldn’t find a composition for them. So I asked my brother David for help and he set this black mug against the mango.

I am posting two paintings today and both feature this black mug.

By the way, the painting fell face down as I was waiting for it to dry so I had to do a second layer to fix the damaged areas.

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A Green Eggplant

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

A Green Eggplant - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #202 – A Green Eggplant
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches — 14 x 19 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

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Snow Peas (ACEO)

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Snow Peas - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #201 – Snow Peas
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

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Tiny Tangerine (ACEO)

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Tiny Tangerine - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #200 – Tiny Tangerine
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm

My 200th daily painting!

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Paintbrush (ACEO)

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Paintbrush - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #199 – Paintbrush
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

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On the Bridge (ACEO)

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

On the Bridge - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #198 – On the Bridge
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
Not for Sale

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Tangerine No. 2

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Tangerine No. 2 - Oil Painting

Daily Painting #197 – Tangerine No. 2
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

One more painting with the same background as yesterday’s.

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Ultramarine Blue

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Ultramarine Blue - Daily Painting

Daily Painting #196 – Ultramarine Blue
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
Private Collection

I love my tube of ultramarine blue! I am very pleased with how this turned out and I really enjoyed painting it, especially the lettering along the bottom part of the label.

The background color I used here is the same as the one in the Tangerine Wrapped in Plastic painting. I like how objects seem to “pop” when against it. It’s a mix of burnt sienna and cad yellow with some ultramarine blue for the shadows.

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Tangerine Wrapped in Plastic

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Tangerine Wrapped in Plastic Oil Painting

Daily Painting #195 – Tangerine Wrapped in Plastic
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
US$100 — free shipping worldwide
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For inquiries, e-mail me at: faithpencilartist@gmail.com





Here’s the second painting for today and I am back on schedule again!

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Ya Pear with Water Drops

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Ya Pear with Water Drops Oil Painting

Daily Painting #194 – Ya Pear with Water Drops
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

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Trompe L’Oeil with Flowers (ACEO)

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Trompe L'Oeil with Flowers - ACEO Oil Painting

Daily Painting #193 – Trompe L’Oeil with Flowers
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ACEO oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches — 6.5 x 9 cm
US$40 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other inquiries, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

I really enjoyed painting “Happy New Year” so I decided to do another one with a similar concept. Thinking of subjects for these trompe l’oeils is just as much fun as painting them and trying to make them look realistic.

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Green Eggplants

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Green Eggplants Oil Painting

Daily Painting #192 – Green Eggplants
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
US$100 plus US$16 shipping to the US
For shipping rates to other countries and other purchasing information, please e-mail me: faith@artisticrealism.com

My Mom bought these green eggplants for me to paint. These are “new” eggplants to me. They are pricier than the violet eggplants and have a slightly stronger flavor, but they rot very quickly. They are beautiful though with light green markings at the bottom.

I am once again about 2 paintings behind schedule on this blog and I will have to make up for that in the next few days.

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Happy New Year

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Happy New Year - Trompe l'Oeil Painting

Daily Painting #191 – Happy New Year
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Oil painting on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches — 14 x 14 cm
SOLD

Here’s a new trompe l’oeil painting. For those who find this post a bit late with almost 2 weeks past now since New Year’s Day, I’ll explain. I started creating a painting a day on June 20, 2009, but I only managed to get this blog going on July 4, 2009. Although it means that I am always ahead by about 15 paintings, each one is posted to this blog in the order that I painted them. I didn’t plan the date before painting this trompe l’oeil and its turn only came up today.

Looking back, I am thankful that I have been able to finish one painting a day, except for one day when I painted two (red pepper and green pepper) and another day when I worked on a portrait instead of a daily painting.

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