Oil painting on Composite board
Ready to frame
Signed on front
9 " h x 12 " w x .25 " d |1 lbs. 0 oz.
Painted in multiple layers starting with an under drawing directly on the panel. The piece was then toned with burnt umber and then the layers built up in many passes, refining the colors and textures.
Summerville, South Carolina
Christopher Garvey focuses on the still life in his work, capturing objects like dishes and fruit with impressive clarity. He currently lives in South Carolina and finds inspiration in Renaissance and Baroque art. When it comes to technique, he enjoys the challenge of accurate drawing and the transparent qualities of oil paint. He has collected many books over the years, which he uses to improve his practice.