Bright Cafe Painting Finished

June 12, 2011

I added the final touches on the latest painting, “The Bright Cafe.” The changes were mostly kept to the foreground area which I darkened some to add more contrast. This oil paint on 16×20″ paper.



  1. Beautiful work. I love the amount of detail.
    Can I ask how many hours you worked on this?

    • Thanks, Nana. I would guess it took about 3 to 4 days of work altogether.
      I’ve done a little more tweaking to it also, saturating the red-violet on the back curtains. As soon as it dries I’ll try and put up a scan of it here or on the website.

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