This is an oil I just finished 30" x 30" x 2" deep. I collect old photos from right around the Civil War to the 1950's and the reference photo for this one just captured my artist's soul. I wanted to keep it a bit on the loose side which was challenge for me because of the car with it's hard line structure. None the less am happy with the outcome...I do all my work free hand, just starting with paint on the brush on a toned canvas so sometimes I skew parts! I doesn't photo well...the culprits being my poor photography skills and the size ratio. Making up foe some lost studio time after this total knee replacement!

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Comment by John Andreou on June 13, 2018 at 12:24pm

Lovely work Jean - is it charcoal? 

Comment by Jean Cormier on June 13, 2018 at 12:26pm

Hi, John, thank you for commenting! It is a 30" x 30" Oil on gallery wrapped canvas!

Comment by Glen Billett on June 13, 2018 at 3:17pm

Not only a great painting, but also a great study in values, great work.

Comment by Jean Cormier on June 13, 2018 at 5:20pm

Thank you Glen, I always think tonal range/values are the heart of the work, color sometimes distracts me too much! jean

Comment by Mark Ainsworth on June 13, 2018 at 9:06pm

wow , a great work, 

Comment by Pamela Meredith on June 14, 2018 at 6:26am

fantastic painting Jean

Comment by Paul Dodd on June 14, 2018 at 6:41am

Great work 

Comment by Mary Rogers on June 14, 2018 at 6:51am

Fabulous work, Jean! Well done!

Comment by Marilyn G on June 14, 2018 at 5:40pm

This is great Jean, you've succeeded in your goal of keeping it loose and it has excellent tone.

Comment by R L Oliver on June 14, 2018 at 10:07pm

My wife is having her 2nd knee replacement soon so I can feel for your loss of movement... even for a season. 

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