At the HB Art Fest

After three years absence for these art festivals in Huntington Beach, it begins again on Oct. 8, 11am to 4pm. This event will be located in the HB Central Park for the first time. More than 77 artists are in this show of local artists, including me. I will be showing 24 small paintings andContinue reading “At the HB Art Fest”

On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps

By Thom Wright  Mar 2022 In February I began a new series of small, abstract paintings that begin with a black and white image of a section of one of the moons of our solar system. These photos were taken by NASA in the 1990s when they began explorations of the outer planets of ourContinue reading “On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps”

On Figurative Painting

For years I studied the figure, in many life drawing classes especially. While I did learn proportion, I could not transfer that experience to painting the figure. Painting is different from drawing, where it’s brushes, not charcoal or pencil, and color versus greys. My better drawings tend to be expressionistic, and that’s the direction thatContinue reading “On Figurative Painting”