Acrylic Paintings

Acrylic Paintings 

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When I first did Acrylic Paintings, in high school in the early 1970’s,  there were  questions as to how long they would last. I asked my art teacher and she said, “No one knows for sure  since it is a relatively new medium. Maybe 25 years or more”.  Well, I still have some of those paintings today and they appear as vivid as they were the day I painted them. It seems that the only variable was the canvas (substrate) quality that I painted on. When I was in college I painted on gessoed fine linen canvas, and used high quality acrylic paint (for that time period) and they are still in pristine condition. Fast forward 40 years and the quality of the paint that I use is superb, and I will only paint on substrates (the canvas or gessoed panels) that are the “top of the line”. I am confident that the acrylic paintings I paint today will last hundreds of years into the future.

With acrylic and oil paintings, I use a technique called  indirect painting.  This is a very time and labor intensive process  which starts with an underpainting.  The final colors and tonal values in the image are built up gradually by placing several layers of paint and glazing one over the other. Each layer must be allowed to dry completely before applying the next. Building up the glazing helps to reflect light and create depth in the painting.

Turtle Crossing Framed Acrylic Painting by Nicholas Santoleri
“Turtle Crossing”  Acrylic Painting by Nicholas Santoleri

Title:  “Turtle Crossing”
Medium:  Acrylic on Birch Panel
Year:   2017
Image Size:   24″ x 36″
Framed:   Yes    Overall Framed Size:   30″ x 42″
Available:  Yes
Price: $10,500.  


Comments: Finished, Framed and Ready for Purchase.  A fine art limited edition, signed and numbered reproduction of this painting is available. For more information on this original and the fine art reproduction,  Click Here


 

"Dreadlocks" Acrylic Painting on Panel 2015 by Nicholas P. Santoleri
“Dreadlocks” Acrylic Painting on Panel    2015 by Nicholas P. Santoleri

Title:  “Dreadlocks”
Medium: Acrylic on Masonite Panel
Year:   2015
Image Size:   24″ x 18″   
Framed:   Yes    Overall Framed Size:   29″ x 23″  
Available:  Yes
Price: $5,500


Comments: Finished, Framed and Ready for Purchase.


Many of my acrylic paintings are framed and hang unfinished in the my painting studio. About a half dozen at various stations of completion, surround me as I paint draw and paint current projects. When I need a break from the art project at hand, be it a detailed pencil drawing or watercolor painting, an acrylic painting gets my attention for a few hours or a few weeks. Some pieces may take me a few years before I feel they are finished.


Pope Francis in Rome In Progress by Nicholas Santoleri
Pope Francis in Rome In Progress by Nicholas Santoleri

Title:  “The Pope in Rome”
Medium:  Acrylic on Birch Panel
Year:   2015 – Present
Image Size:   24″ x 36″
Framed:   Yes    Overall Framed Size:   30″ x 42″
Available:  Yes
Price: $10,500 – $15,000 to be determined upon completion
Comments: Unfinished, Framed and Not Quite Ready for Purchase. Contact the studio  if you are interested.
For more information about this painting  Click Here.


Some of my patrons come out to the studio, look through the paintings that are close to completion, and determine what next to add to their collection. With this thought in mind, I have decided to post on this page some painting that are completed and some close to completion.


Anastasia Acrylic Painting by Nicholas Santoleri
Anastasia Acrylic Painting by Nicholas Santoleri

Title:  “Anastasia”
Medium: Acrylic on Masonite Panel
Year:   2010 – 2015
Image Size:   18″ x 24″ 
Framed:   Yes    Overall Framed Size:   23″ x 29″  
Available:  Yes
Price: $5,500


Comments: Finished, Framed and Ready for Purchase.


Sunday Afternoon - Acrylic Paintings by N. Santoleri
“Sunday Afternoon” Acrylic Painting on Panel by N. Santoleri 2010

Title:  “Sunday Afternoon”  
Medium:  Acrylic on Masonite Panel
Year:   2010
Image Size:   16″ x 20″    
Framed:   Yes    Overall Framed Size:   21″ x 25″    
Available:  Yes
Price: $4,800.


Comments: Finished, Framed and Ready for Purchase.
This painting won the “2010 Best of Show” award at The Lititz Art Show.


Giving Thanks Painting By Nicholas Santoleri in progress
“Giving Thanks” Painting By Nicholas Santoleri in progress

Title:  “Giving Thanks”   
Medium:  Acrylic on Masonite
Year:   2015 – Present
Image Size:  24″ x 18″     
Framed:   Yes    Overall Framed Size:    29″ x 23″    
Available:  Yes
Price: $5,500
Comments: Unfinished, Framed and Not Quite Ready for Purchase. Contact the studio  if you are interested.


Flower Girl - Acrylic Paintings by N. Santoleri
“Flower Girl”  Acrylic Painting on Panel 2012-2013 by N. Santoleri

“Flower Girl” – Sold


Nicholas P. Santoleri ~ Artist      Pine Ridge Productions, Inc.
1515 West Chester Pike Unit A-6, West Chester, PA 19382
In Historic Chester County, Pennsylvania

 


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