Oil

Dreaming of Skillet Strand

Inquire Size: 48 x 36Medium: Oil on canvas©2021 Tom Weinkle   This painting was inspired by a series of hikes from 2018 -2021 in Skillet Strand at Big Cypress Preserve. The beauty of the way in which the trees and shrubs filter light is remarkable.

Cypress Iteration

Inquire Size: 60 x 48Medium: Oil on canvas©2020 Tom Weinkle  This painting was inspired by swamp walks through Big Cypress Preserve. I’m drawn to light in nature, capturing colors seen on location and also in my imagination.

Pineland Iteration

Inquire Size: 48 x 60Medium: Oil on canvas©2020 Tom Weinkle   This painting was inspired by a walk through a pineland area in Alachua, Florida. I’m interested in exploring the edges between the viewer seeing the paint medium as a surface and physical texture and imagined space

Upstate Mist

Sold Size: 48 x 60Medium: Oil on canvas©2020 Tom Weinkle  I’ve always been drawn to ambiguity. In this case, the morning mist laying over New York farmland created a dreamy sense of place I wish to return.

Skillet Strand

Inquire Size: 48 x 36Medium: Oil on canvas©2020 Tom Weinkle   This painting was inspired by a hike through parts of Skillet Strand. At certain points, the ORV trail seemed to act as a dividing line between stands of Pine and Cypress. The division of species caught my attention.

Concho Billy Trail

Inquire Size: 36 x 60Medium: Oil on canvas©2019 Tom Weinkle   This painting was inpired by a walk along Concho Billy Trail. The weather in South Florida can change quickly, and I was struck by the beauty of the storm clouds approaching from the west.

Fakahatchee Strand

Inquire Size: 36 x 48Medium: Oil on canvas©2019 Tom Weinkle  I’ve always been drawn to backlit scenes. The contrast of the light against the foreground in shadow is electrifying. This painting was inspired by a drive through Fakahatchee Strand.

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