Archive for the ‘Still Life Painting’ Category

February 2018

My tribute to Joey Diaz.  I’m a huge fan. Another still life with abstract:

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On the Easel

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March 2017

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.

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August 2016

Posted by Paul on August 2, 2016 in paintings by Paul Hermann, Still Life Painting |

I can cook a pretty mean Paella.

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July 2016

The 500 Club is another San Francisco classic bar both on the inside and the outside.  (its not open at 6 am anymore) I wanted to go back to what I painted for a long time- still lifes.  Nothing fancy, just a quick afternoon study of a bowl of fruits.

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Haight Mannequins

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Still Life

Posted by Paul on September 29, 2014 in paintings by Paul Hermann, Still Life Painting | No Comments
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Flowers ‘n’ bottles

Posted by Paul on April 15, 2011 in Painting, Still Life Painting | No Comments

  I attempted this big canvas Alla Prima style (appoximately 11:30 am to 6:30pm).  The time constraints helped keep me loose.

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Homage to “Van Gogh’s Chair”

Posted by Paul on April 10, 2011 in Painting, Still Life Painting | No Comments

My homage to “Van Gogh’s Chair, but not in his painting style.  Subject matter updated.

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Purple flowers, and 3 portrait studies.

Posted by Paul on March 18, 2011 in Painting, Still Life Painting | No Comments

Iris flowers are amazingly beautiful and delicate.  2 of these flowers were opening up as I was painting them. In animation, there are 2 techniques: “pose to pose”, and “straight ahead”.  In “pose to pose”, you do your key poses first and then fill in the in-between frames, while “straight ahead” you just dig right […]

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Tulips

Posted by Paul on February 19, 2011 in Painting, Still Life Painting |

Both of these paintings were done in one day.  The top was done at night under a lamp, the bottom was done during the daylight.  Foggy or cloudy days are great for painting because the light stays so consistent.  My light source, a window, faces East so on sunny days the light can be quite […]

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A Rose, Tulips and others…

Posted by Paul on February 6, 2011 in Painting, Still Life Painting, Uncategorized |

Two New paintings: “A rose”, and “Tulips with View”.  I also posted better versions of some paintings from my previous post.

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