On The Easel
At any given time Patrick may be working on a dozen paintings in various stages of completion.  Each painting can have 7 or 8 layers of paint and each layer must dry for about 3 weeks before it can be worked on again.
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  1. Dip Valley 36" x 48"
    Dip Valley 36" x 48"
    This 36"x48" canvas is prepared with a foundation of black gesso, paper residue and an oil was with gold goache accents. The plan is to add thin layers to create depth of field for this abstract landscape composition.
  2. Diptych Commission Prep
    Diptych Commission Prep
    These 36"x36" and 36"x72" canvases were prepared and developed for a diptych that was installed as a Safe Room hidden door!
  3. Fractured Field - 24" x 24"
    Fractured Field - 24" x 24"
    This canvas is being layered with heavy texture and distress marks that will be obscured by subsequent layers.
  4. Golden Gateway - 48" x 48"
    Golden Gateway - 48" x 48"
    This 48" square canvas has deep tones that will be layered to allow hints of the underpainting to be revealed.
  5. Hawley Commission - 36" x 36"
    Hawley Commission - 36" x 36"
    Based on a larger painting, this commission will include tones of eggplant and olive with subsequent layers to create an overall "dreamy" landscape composition.
  6. Her Magesty - 48" x 60"
    Her Magesty - 48" x 60"
    Description
  7. Job Site - 20" x 60"
    Job Site - 20" x 60"
    Description
  8. Span - 24" x 24"
    Span - 24" x 24"
    Description
  9. Windows on the World - 30" x 40"
    Windows on the World - 30" x 40"
    Most paintings start off with a splash of vibrant color and embedded pieces of paper.
  10. Feather Canyon - 20" x 60"
    Feather Canyon - 20" x 60"
    This unfinished landscape has a surprising color palette that may be integrated into the overall composition.
  11. Cohen commission 36" x 60" based on a photo supplied by the client of their view from a vacation home in Mass.
    Cohen commission 36" x 60" based on a photo supplied by the client of their view from a vacation home in Mass.
  12. Triptych
    Triptych
    Triptych - a triple painting just after it has been papered.
  13. Diptych
    Diptych
    Diptych - a double painting being papered.
  14. Diptych
    Diptych
    Diptych - a double painting after being papered.
  15. 20" x 60".  Oil on canvas.  After the third layer.
    20" x 60". Oil on canvas. After the third layer.
  16. Oil on Canvas with Paper Residue
  17. Commission
    Commission
    Oil on Canvas with Paper Residue
  18. Oil on Canvas with Paper Residue
  19. Oil on Canvas with Paper Residue
  20. Patrick working on a Diptych of two 36" x 72" paintings
    Patrick working on a Diptych of two 36" x 72" paintings
    Description
  21. Whitney Commission - on the easel
    Whitney Commission - on the easel