St Petersburg Russia wood print by John West. Bring your artwork to life with the texture and added depth of a wood print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 3/4" thick maple wood. There are D-clips on the back of the print for mounting it to your wall using mounting hooks and nails (included).
Catherine’s Palace, a Baroque 18th-century palace with large grounds where Russian royal family spent their summers. I sold the original painting... more
Catherine’s Palace, a Baroque 18th-century palace with large grounds where Russian royal family spent their summers. I sold the original painting to a man who said his wife wanted to go there, hoping this would work as a substitute. Knowing who wins all these domestic arguments, I doubt it.
About John West
I am a self taught artist and have worked in oil, acrylic, India ink, charcoal, and watercolor in a wide range of styles and subject matter including landscapes, seascapes, still life, and portraits. I think that watercolor is the most challenging and interesting.
While there is an endless amount of knowledge and documentation about what makes some art truly exceptional, what makes a painting interesting for me is usually surprisingly simple; how the artist captures the illusive and subtle effects of light. I am continuing to learn the wonderful tricks light can play splashing around on different subjects and I am enjoying the exploratory process more with each attempt.
Each painting is an experiment, an attempt to discover...