Cleta (Black Veil)

Cleta (Black Veil)

← Seven Studies Cleta (Black Veil) © 2017-2018 | Oil on Paper This painting of Cleta started out as a study, then a couple of studies, and finally a full fledged painting. I painted over the same support as I worked back and forth trying to get close to a target....
Seven Studies

Seven Studies

Seven Studies © 2017 | Oil on Canvas Seven Studies Poster $30.00 When I attended the Art Students League of New York, I took to heart the motto: Nulla Dies Sine Linea. As an artist you need to be practicing your craft, always. The best way to do this is to keep...
Harsimranjit Kang

Harsimranjit Kang

← Keen (Venetian) Seven Studies → Harsimranjit Kang © 2018 | Oil on Canvas Kang originally didn’t respond to my original solicitation for models. Only after I produced a couple of them did he inquire: “Oh John, if I knew that you were this good I would have...
Keen (Venetian)

Keen (Venetian)

← Robbie the Geek Harsimranjit Kang → Keen Venetian © 2017 | Oil on Canvas A software engineer and a Marine, Keen was the first person I painted for this series. Keen’s presence is stoic – which reminds me of my uncles in Penna.  After learning that he...
Robbie the Geek

Robbie the Geek

← Shawn on Red Keen (Venetian) → Robbie the Geek © 2017 | Oil on Canvas I met Robert Holmes during my first NYC Drupal Camp in 2008. The camp was an “un-conference” where the sessions were not pre-determined. Instead, the organizers would ask the attendees...
Shawn on Red

Shawn on Red

← Cleta in Red Robbie the Geek → Shawn on Red © 2018 | Oil on Canvas Shawn is the front-end lead for Div, a digital agency based in NYC and Los Angeles.. His calming, philosophical presence and exacting attention to detail is admired by everyone. In the...

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