A "Journal of Paintings" by Jon Conkey,
Themeworks was a "one-year-long" record of my progress in the art of "oil painting", and an attempt to paint 365 paintings in one year. Changing the monthly theme allowed me to focus on subjects I may not have otherwise painted. As an artist, I was looking for discovery and breakthroughs in my works through this daily practice.
Painting musicians is great for a number of reasons, one, they sit still, two, it sounds nice, and three, instruments are hard to draw due to their curves and foreshortening. Oil on linen 7.00" x 11.00" $email@example.com.
Las Vegas New Mexico is a town so old it qualifies for being ancient, (way older than the USA), with it's many stone and brick buildings it is definitely a throw-back to a different era. Oil 6.50" x 9.00" SOLDj@jonconkey.com.