Wednesday, April 12, 2006

The Show goes on

a reminder that this Thursday April 13th is the LA Art Walk, I will be at the gallery between 6 – 9 pm (the walk is from 12- 9).

Saturday April 22 is the LAMA MUSE Art Walk and they expect 1,000 or more to do the walk. It is from 12 – 6 pm. Artists in attendance including me.

M. J. HIGGINS fine art & furnishings
244 South Main Street
Los Angeles,California 90012
213.617.1700 fax: 213.617.1777

Oh and here is a painting of the Mason Hall from my little town of Sierra Madre. Drawings a bit off, but what the hell.


Blogger A. Riabovitchev said...


4:32 AM  
Blogger Jesse said...

It's nice to see Abe again.

And drawing off or no, the painting has a nice feel to it.

8:36 AM  
Blogger Tracy Helgeson said...

I really like how you handled the sky here, and in most of your work for that matter. And I agree with the previous comment, the piece has a very nice feel to it.

8:52 AM  
Blogger Christine Walker said...

Ever since I found your blog I've been in awe of your work, especially your color use. It's so beautiful.

2:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

William, Your the only one that knows the drawing is "off".Love the lighting/shade in this piece, as always ! :)

6:26 PM  
Blogger Jeffrey Hayes said...

Very nice suggestion of the light here.

8:21 AM  
Blogger william wray said...

a. riabovitchev: You're a very versatile artist yourself, equally comfortable with different animation styles, design and digital background art. Please feel free to send me you favorite custom Photoshop brushes. ;-) The Russians are the best painters.

9:30 AM  
Blogger william wray said...


thanks, it bugs me just a little.

4:05 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Tracy the sky in this one is done with a trade secret.

4:06 PM  
Blogger Marc Crisafulli said...

The only thing off on this one is your own opinion!
I think it's my favorite so far!

Landscapes -like small talk and having tact- are not my forté. Even so, your paintings reveal a California I'm much more likely to appreciate and enjoy as I drive around town. I've often wondered if I might actually see you painting somewhere. When it actually happened about a week ago, the whole thing was so surreal that I had to stop and say hi. Thanks for being so kind and funny!

4:43 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

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5:41 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Thanks Christine,
I think I was blessed with a little bit of a natural feel for color. I've learned to understand it more over the years so I can manipulate it better. Where as the drawing... I really had to work at it. Still do.

5:44 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Sheri, oh it's off. I thnk the lighting is effective enough to hide the fact.

8:13 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Jeff,

10:13 PM  
Blogger Urban Barbarian said...

Hope Art Walk was a success! Did anyone buy anything? Meet any unusual characters?

9:26 AM  
Blogger william wray said...

thanks Mark, the moment was a bit surreal. That Zoo drive is a busy little stretch.

6:38 PM  
Blogger william wray said...

Hey Dan,
It was pretty quiet, I guess the artwalk a crap shoot, sometimes a lot of people come in othertimes... I did met some some nice people. Promoing it late the night before might have been a weak move on my part...

3:00 PM  
Blogger savinoboy said...

Bill, this is my favorite painting. It actually reminds me of a specific day in the 6th grade in Michigan no less. Weird but true.


9:02 AM  
Blogger william wray said...

Hey Chris, tell us the stroy.

12:09 PM  
Blogger savinoboy said...

It's not that great or intriguing a story...just jogs a memory. Thanks for asking though. Ha.


12:41 PM  

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