Monday, February 27, 2012

What are you making?

That has become one of my favorite get-to-know-you questions. See this video - 

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Second December Portrait

Delivered in time for Christmas.
Kennedy ©2011 Josh McCallister   

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

December portrait number one

©2011 Josh McCallister, Lorni, w/c on paper  

Here is a new portrait done for friends in West Texas.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Two paintings for gifts

©2011 Josh McCallister
©2011 Josh McCallister

I made these two on commission. The patron had them made for two of her bridesmaids. The men in the paintings have both passed away, so I felt some pressure. Also, the photographs I had to work from were small and poorly lit.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Rogers Park Art Walk

I have four paintings in a window in Rogers Park, a Chicago neighborhood on the way north end of town.
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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Chicago Politics?

©2011 Josh McCallisterKirk

©2011 Josh McCallisterDurbin

My friend asked me to do a couple portraits for an upcoming protest.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

An image for humility

© 2011 Josh McCallister
Watercolor on Canvas

Here is a painting I've been thinking about making for several years. I am not ready to say it is finished yet...