September 2018

Posted on September 22, 2018
Self Portrait 2018 version3. 14 x 11 inches, oil on canvas board, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Self Portrait 2018 version3. 14 x 11 inches, oil on canvas board, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Self Portrait 2018 version 2. 14 x 11 inches, oil on gessobord, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Self Portrait 2018 version 2. 14 x 11 inches, oil on gessobord, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Self Portrait 2018 version 1. 14 x 11 inches, oil on mylar, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Self Portrait 2018 version 1. 14 x 11 inches, oil on mylar, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

242 Sanchez Street. 8 x 10 inches, oil on wood, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

242 Sanchez Street. 8 x 10 inches, oil on wood, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

 

Delicious at Studio Gallery S.F.

Posted on July 9, 2018

I have a few small paintings in a group art show at Studio Gallery in S.F.:

Red Bell Pepper On Easel. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, 2017.

Red Bell Pepper On Easel. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Yellow Bell Pepper On Easel. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, 2017.

Yellow Bell Pepper On Easel. Oil on canvas, 7 x 5 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Orange Bell Pepper On Easel. Oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, 2017.

Orange Bell Pepper On Easel. Oil on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Mango On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches. By Paul Hermann.

Mango On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches. By Paul Hermann.

“Delicious” show runs from July 5th – July 30th at Studio Gallery

May 2018

Posted on May 24, 2018
Nimer's Market on Fulton at Lyon. 24 x 18 inches, oil on alum-composite, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Nimer’s Market on Fulton at Lyon. 24 x 18 inches, oil on alum-composite, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Joey Diaz, Pre Church. 20 x 16 inches, Oil on Wood, 2018. By Paul Hermann

Joey Diaz, Pre Church. 20 x 16 inches, Oil on Wood, 2018. By Paul Hermann

Courtney Produce on Castro at 14th. 12 x 9 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Courtney Produce on Castro at 14th. 12 x 9 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Bunch of Flowers. 8 x 8 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann

Bunch of Flowers. 8 x 8 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Trattoria. 8 x 8 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Trattoria. 8 x 8 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Lemon on Easel. 8 x 6 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Lemon on Easel. 8 x 6 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

February 2018

Posted on February 20, 2018

My tribute to Joey Diaz.  I’m a huge fan.

Joey Diaz, The Morning Joint. Oil on wood, 16x12 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Joey Diaz, The Morning Joint. Oil on wood, 16×12 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Another still life with abstract:

Lemon And Leaves. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, 2018.

Lemon And Leaves. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

January 2018

Posted on January 14, 2018

My yearly self portrait.

Self Portrait 2017. Oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Self Portrait 2017. Oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

A study of city fog.

Cindy's Market In Fog. 12 x 9 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Cindy’s Market In Fog. 12 x 9 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Leaves On the Easel. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Leaves On the Easel. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Trying out incorporating abstract elements.

Red Tulips Against Abstract. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Red Tulips Against Abstract. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Bowl Of Lemons On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

Bowl Of Lemons On Easel. Oil on canvas, 6 x 8 inches, 2018. By Paul Hermann.

 

September 2017

Posted on October 1, 2017

My Last 2 paintings to be added to my show at Madrone Art Bar (opening reception is Thursday October 5th from 6 to 9 pm).

Twin Peaks With Fog At Night. Oil on Canvas, 24 x 24 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Twin Peaks With Fog At Night. Oil on Canvas, 24 x 24 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

 

Stand-Bi Market At 8th And Judah. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Stand-Bi Market At 8th And Judah. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Show at Madrone Art Bar October through November 2017

Posted on August 13, 2017
Show at Madrone Art Bar October through November 2017.

Show at Madrone Art Bar October through November 2017.

June 2017

Posted on June 26, 2017
Gaspare's On Geary. By Paul Hermann. Oil on canvas board, 24 x 18 inches, 2017.

Gaspare’s On Geary. Oil on canvas board, 24 x 18 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

back to basics with some  au premier coup studies:

Blue Plate Special. Oil on canvas board, 8 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Blue Plate Special. Oil on canvas board, 8 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Fruits On The Easel by Day. Oil on canvas board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Fruits On The Easel by Day. Oil on canvas board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Fruits On The Easel at Night. Oil on canvas board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Fruits On The Easel at Night. Oil on canvas board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Roses On The Easel. Oil on canvas board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Roses On The Easel. Oil on canvas board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Egg On The Easel. Oil on Canvas Board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Egg On The Easel. Oil on Canvas Board, 5 x 7 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

The best plein air study from my Italy trip:

Rome Roof Top, Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas board, 10 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Rome Roof Top, Plein Air Study. Oil on canvas board, 10 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

March 2017

Posted on March 31, 2017
Lucky 13. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Lucky 13. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Lemons On Branch On Wall, Version2. Oil on canvas board, 14 x 11 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Lemons On Branch On Wall, Version2. Oil on canvas board, 14 x 11 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Lemons On Branch On Wall Version 1. Oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Lemons On Branch On Wall Version 1. Oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches, 2017. By Paul Hermann.

Two versions of the same branch of lemons, both versions completed alla prima (au premier coup).  It almost looks like a different artist did each of them, but I am doing some experimentation with paint application.

December 31st

Posted on January 1, 2017

Last painting of 2016.

Madrone Art Bar. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann.

Madrone Art Bar. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann.

November 2016

Posted on November 27, 2016

The Owl Tree is on the corner of Post and Taylor in S.F.

The Owl Tree. Oil on canvas panel, 18 x 24 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann.The Owl Tree. Oil on canvas panel, 18 x 24 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann.

The Owl Tree. Oil on canvas panel, 18 x 24 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann.

September 2016

Posted on September 20, 2016

I have been wanting to capture the city fog in a painting.  Sometimes, but rarely, the fog comes in thick and really low, like ocean foam on a beach.  Its really beautiful and special.  I captured it here:

Tank Hill and Sutro Tower with Fog. Oil on canvas, 24 x 24 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann

Tank Hill and Sutro Tower with Fog. Oil on canvas, 24 x 24 inches, 2016. By Paul Hermann