Frequently Asked Questions
Are your paintings made in a factory, are they made by a machine?
My paintings are handmade in my studio. I have 0 Assistants. My paintings are hand-stretched (Not store-bought pre-assembled Canvases.) On double-thick wood Stretchers, Oil on canvas.
You paint in Oil Paint only. Why not use Acrylic paint?
Oil paint has Depth of color which enhances luminosity.It is also slow drying as you can add colors on the surface and into the surface of other colors,creating depth of color.Some colors are naturally transparent,some opaque,creating areas of Matte and areas of gloss in a painting.
Are Oil Paintings perfect in tone, depth of color and size?
The beauty of handmade oil paintings is that they are not perfect in tone, depth of color or size. Oil colors are of various different properties, some are transparent,some Opaque. Some areas will appear glossy, some matte. This allows me to paint and present colors in an artistic manner reflective of my unique style.
Why don’t you sign you paintings on the front?
I always find a Signature on the front to be a distraction from the painting. My paintings are Signed and dated on the back, often called reverse.
Can your paintings fit in a box, are they easy to ship?
My handmade large-scale paintings need to be shipped via truck or Crated. They can also be picked up at my studio. Local delivery is possible, please e-mail for more info.