Brooke Paints

 

 

Narrative Figure Paintings

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Self Portrait in Portland. 24 x 24" oil painting on canvas ©2016 $2700

 

 

 

Painting is a reflection of life and the stories of our lives are deeply tied to both people and place. My narrative figure paintings are inspired by friends, family, and chance encounters. These large scale oil paintings are documentaries of real life moments and, much like real life, their stories are subtle. Using photographs for reference, I invoke the memories of these encounters over the dozens of hours it takes to complete these life-sized oil paintings.  This is an ongoing series that has new paintings added annually. 

Davenport Landing. 30 x 40" oil painting on canvas. ©2014. $3600

 

 

 

Chianti Country. 32 x 50" oil painting on canvas. ©2014. $3700.