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Douglas W Newton
Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Fort Greene

Media:Painting;


ARTIST STATEMENT: I paint subjects that have an unexpected beauty that I can translate into oil paint. I also have a series on candies and their wrappers, focusing on their translucency and reflections. In all these paintings, my emphasis is on light, color, texture and atmosphere.
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  • Duet
    2015
    Oil paint on canvas
    36" x 36"
    Painted from colored tissue paper. A study of light, form and translucency.

  • Triadic
    2015
    Oil paint on canvas
    30" x 30"
    Three colors of tissue paper. A study of light on form and translucency.

  • Fuchsia and Violet
    2015
    Oil paint on canvas
    30" x 30"
    Fuchsia and violet tissue paper and a glass vase. Light defining folds and translucency.

  • Cerise
    2013
    Oil on canvas
    28" x 22" x 1.5"
    A painting of crumpled fushia paper. Cerise is French for cherry, a color between red and magenta

  • Squash and Griffin
    2015
    Oil paint on canvas
    22" x 28"
    A yellow squash and a brass griffon candle holder with dripped wax.

  • Shell and Feathers
    2015
    Oil paint on canvas
    22" x 28"
    A frosted glass vase, scallop shells and white feathers. A study in white on white.

  • Marble Eggs
    2007
    Oil on canvas
    40" x 50" x 1.5"
    Toy rabbit, marble eggs, wine glasses and fushia paper.

  • Magenta and Aqua
    2014
    Oil on canvas
    18" x 36" x 1.5"
    Magenta and Aqua paper in glasses.

  • Three Almond Kisses
    2011
    Oil on canvas
    18" x 24" x 1.5"
    Three Hershey's Almond Kisses.

  • Golightly
    2010
    Oil on canvas
    22" x 28" x 1.5"
    Cellophane wrapped Golightly sugarless candies.

  • A to Z
    2010
    Oil on canvas
    40" x 40" x 1.5"
    A painting of translucent candy letters

  • Double Cherries
    2009
    Oil on canvas
    32" x 40" x 1.5"
    Double cherry candies with the emphasis on translucency.

  • Butterscotch
    2009
    Oil on canvas
    28" x 22" x 1.5"
    Butterscotch candies wrapped in cellophane.

  • Six Hard Candies
    2008
    Oil on canvas
    28" x 22" x 1.5"
    Cellophane wrapped red and yellow hard candy/

  • Red on Red
    2009
    Oil on canvas
    16" x 20" x 1.5"
    Cellophane wrapped red hard candies.

  • Silver Circus
    2013
    Oil on canvas
    36" x 36" x 1.5"
    Silver anad red ribbons and hard candies

  • Jolly Rs
    2009
    Oil on canvas
    22" x 28" x 1.5"
    Jolly Rancher candies.

  • Almond Kisses
    2008
    Oil on canvas
    28" x 22" x 1.5"
    Foil wrapped and unwrapped Hershey's Almond Kisses.

  • Broken Heart
    2014
    Oil on canvas
    16" x 20" x 1.5"
    Red foil wrapped chocolate heart broken into pieces.

  • Little Bears
    2014
    Oil on canvas
    28" x 22" x 1.5"
    Assorted candies including candy bears.
 








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