My Shadow-Selfie Feels Part of the World (smiles)

Most of my self portraits show me taking pictures or playing with one of my grandkids, or at a gallery show or enjoying a vista in Vermont and elsewhere. This image – taken on a walk through the neighborhood – caught my attention as I was crossing the street. The deep shadow, outlined yet moving […]

Discovering Diamonds Review: “Ike and Kay” by James MacManus

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“Ike and Kay” by James MacManus is the fictionalised account of the war time affair between married General Dwight Eisenhower and his assistant-turned-driver Kay Summersby; an affair which started in 1942 and came to a final end after the war. I didn’t know this detail about Eisenhower until I read the…

Finding Color in the Fog – New Painting Upload, Sunrise Through the Fog

A small 8×8 inch oil completed late last year but only now been able to capture in a way I felt did it justice. The colors are laid in via glazed layers and the essence of the image changes as the light on it shifts. The original is no longer available, but prints, posters, and […]

Seeing the Poem Emerge in My Painting – Sometimes Finding the Words Can Take Awhile – That’s OK :)

To Retweet, please click the image above! 🙂 Link to my painting “Malletts Bay Sunrise Colchester Vermont” – https://fineartamerica.com/featured/malletts-bay-sunrise-colchester-vermont-felipe-adan-lerma.html . Mount Mansfield and Malletts Bay combined one brisk early 2017 fall morning in Vermont with photos and an experience that gave rise to this painting late 2018. The painting took awhile to evolve from the […]

Poetry in Fiction, Samples – Slumming in Paris Part Three, Boys & Girls in Paris

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Poetry in Fiction, Samples – Slumming in Paris Part Three, With the Children Boys & Girls in Paris Third in Series, Poetry in Fiction *** Pictured Left : “Slumming in Paris, Part Three” – 24,912 Story Words. *** “the intent…

Dancing Flower – My Newest Palette Knife Painting ; Sometimes It’s Just About Making a Choice, Choosing the Emotion :)

This new painting started with a basic layin I took to a the Old Bakery & Emporium, a historical non-profit gallery gift shop here in Austin, to work on recently. Here’s my tweet from that day – I worked in a full basic layover that afternoon that felt pretty darn close to what I wanted […]

Deciding When My Painting is Done, Part 4 – Discoverng and Painting a Story, Woman in Moonlight

It started like this, a textured palette knife inlay modeled on the values and inverse colors of a macro cropping of a photo of mine I really like… My reference photo, pictured below, and currently available on my Fine Art America (FAA) site, is a beautiful play of light. Eventually I’d like to try my […]

Do You Have a Favorite Word Among Your Image Titles? Apparently I do! (smiles) – “Light”

My newest Fine Art America photography and art collection – “Light” I was recently debating the title for a new nearly finished oil painting – I pretty sure I’ve settled on “Woman in Moonlight” – when I suddenly wondered how much of my photography and art I’ve titled with “Light” in the title. The answer […]

Thank You Repeat Buyer in Bradford Vermont (Nancy Griswold)! – Mountain Road Cabin And Sunrise, Stowe Vermont

Normally most artists selling their art work, prints, and gift items don’t know who’s bought something of theirs at Fine Art America, but this particular buyer, artist Nancy Griswold, contacted me and let me know. I’d already been a fan of her work so it is particularly satisfying the sales have been to someone whose […]

Deciding When My Painting is Done, Part 3 – Adding Recognizable Objects to an Abstract and Making it Work

Probably my biggest challenge – besides knowing when the work is done and stop, and thus allowing myself to return to abstract painting after many decades – is what and how to insert something recognizable into the image: a person, or thing – animate or inanimate (sailboats, birds, a bicycle, the moon, etc). One of […]