The hammock works of the “Swinging series”
were created and oil-painted on standard sized canvas.
What makes them unique is the extension of
the hammock beyond the canvas. This adds a third dimension and a feeling
of tension to the works.
The extension of the hammock is also made of canvas, and painted and
folded to make it match with the colors and folds within the
This type of work is considered mixed-media because of the
combination of painting and material.
Each original painting takes between one and two months to complete.
The beginning of the piece is sketched with pencil, and then it is
hand painted by brush-No airbrush. The colors are so well blended in
the painting, that you can barely see the strokes.
The cloth is measured to fit the size of the hammock in the picture;
then is cut, sawed, attached to the painting, and painted.
PAINTINGS ON GALLERY can be made
smaller or bigger to fit any space in your home or office.
PERSONALIZED WORKS can be custom
made to include any person you would like in it. There are two
possibilities to get it made.
Custom Photographic Work:
A personalized photographic session can be arranged to capture
images of the person
who will be in the picture, or it can be created from your existing photographs. The
chosen picture will be edited in the computer and printed on canvas.
Then, it will be stretched and will have the same process of the
extension of the hammock mentioned on description of work.
example, I used a picture taken of my son, my dog, and me, and this
is how it looks after the whole process.
price range of this work runs between $500.00 to $1,000.00,
depending on the size, and it will take two to three weeks to be
Custom Original Painting: The second
option is a one-of-a-kind work of art, which starts by a photographic
session, but the picture will only be used as reference. The painting will
be created from scratch with oils on canvas. This type of work will take
about two months to be finished and the price ranges begin at $5,000.00. A
few factors that will determine the final price include size and the
number of people that the painting will include.