Size: 11"W x 14"H x 1"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
There is nothing more graceful than a ballerina. This painting depicts a young girl preparing to go on stage. You can almost see the tension in her face as she ties her shoes before the performance. I painted this piece in my "ballerina" series in 2013, and it was the only one that I didn't want to part with until now. The framed size is 17 X 20 "
A Chemical Engineer by formal education and an artist by choice, Howard discovered late in life that he had a passion and a talent for painting. He is self-taught and has had amazing success with selling his works in Texas galleries. His works are currently on continuous display at Affaire d' Art Gallery in Galveston, TX. Howard believes that his unique style and variety of techniques stem from the fact that he has not had formal art training, leaving him free from the constraints of the commonly-accepted "rules" of art. His paintings are very eclectic, frequently containing heavy texture, bold colors and metallic affects. He often incorporates pieces of recycled plastics into his textures. His paintings range from large decorator abstracts to landscapes to figures. Howard says "I do not paint for profit. Rather, my goal is to supply good-quality paintings at a modest price to anyone who can appreciate the pride of having an original work in their home".