Gary J. Kirkpatrick Expressionistic Figurative Art



Self Portrait at Wine Fest | self portrait


Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca is a major tourist destination for beach goers in the millions.  Germans, Russians, even the Spanish come here to luxuriate in the the beach resorts that line vast sections of the island’s coast.  But for a more… Continue Reading →

Crema- the burning of the Fallas sculptures, 2017

The first video is a small Fallas.  The second is a huge one in front of city hall.         

The amazing, the astounding sound and light show of Fallas 2017! | iluminación falla cuba literato azorín 2017

Fantastic!  A major aspect of Fallas, Valencia, Spain’s annual festival.  More to come!  

Paintings and drawings from Aranjuez, location of the Summer Palace | Aranjuez water color painting

I did these small paintings at Aranjuez, Spain.  The Summer Palace of Spain is located there.  I wrote a bit about Aranjuez at   A fall scene at Aranjuez:                     At… Continue Reading →

Aranjuez, the summer palace of the Spanish royalty | Summer Palace Aranjuez, Spain

Aranjuez is just south of Madrid and home to the summer palace.  It was built in the second half of the 16th century under Phillip II.  The town was originally inhabited only by the court but now is a small… Continue Reading →

Sale! Original water color, pen and ink, and graphite drawings! As low as $25!

[cryout-pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”33%”][/cryout-pullquote] Originals starting at $25!   Park Crowd Scene I did this one during a parade.  That is one stunningly beautiful and large tree!     Still Life Fruit and Spanish Wine I did this in our… Continue Reading →

Bass Violin Player | Bass Violin Player painting

Bass Violin Player   Continuing the exploration of music related themes, here I add the movement of the arm and the swing of the leg to contrast with the movement in the background. This is acrylics on paper. The curvaceous… Continue Reading →

Bass Fiddles and Muses | Palau de la Musica

Part of the Palau de la Music Series.  Muses prepare the stage and the instruments for the performance so musicians step into the realm of creativity.    

Video: Paintings and Drawings Done at Palau de la Musica | music paintings

The paintings and drawings in this video slide show were done at Palau de la Musica, Valencia.  They explore the state of mind we experience as music transports us to a semi dream-like state.  The paintings and drawings in this… Continue Reading →

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