Larry Preston

 
Larry Preston paints still lifes, landscapes and portraits that can seem at once accurate and surreal, historical and contemporary.  Preston's most recent paintings have grown to be his most classical because of his choice of subject matter and his technique.  Yet, even in Preston's most convincingly "realistic" paintings proportions are altered, perspectives change and vantage points shift, lending a sense of life and animation to the featured objects.

Preston paints in oil on a gesso-prepared panel.  Using delicate brush work and layers of glazed color he achieves a polished surface.  That quality is accentuated by his selection of objects.  The shine on the surface of glass or fruit and the shadows and texture of the tablecloth are amplified by a highly evolved technique.
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Larry Preston: Selected Paintings, $25
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Larry Preston
Pink Roses

Oil on panel, 2015
18 x 12"



Larry Preston
Autumn Leaves

Oil on panel, 2015
21 x 15"



Larry Preston
Narcissus, White Bag

Oil on panel, 2015
18 x 20"



Larry Preston
Eggs and Shells #13

Oil on panel, 2015
12 x 14"



Larry Preston
Bag of Apples

Oil on panel, 2015
18 x 24"



Larry Preston
Little Green Apples and Tin

Oil on panel, 2015
14 x 16"



Larry Preston
White Amaryllis

Oil on panel, 2015
12 x 12"



Larry Preston
Wild Pink Roses

Oil on panel, 2015
22 x 22"



Larry Preston
Amaryllis in Green Vase

Oil on panel, 2015
16 x 12"
 

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