Underpainting The Fine Art of Paul Kiesche

October 13, 2015

Memorial Painting

Filed under: new work — Paul Kiesche @ 9:53 am

Here’s a new memorial painting I was just commissioned to paint. The painting was given as a gift to the bride-to-be at a wedding rehearsal dinner by her fiancé. The painting depicts the bride’s father riding his bike down his favorite road in New Jersey. I thought it was a nice way to memorialize him and include him in the wedding. A photograph of the scene didn’t exist, so I used several provided photos to recreate the scene.


October 3, 2012

1st Place Painting

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Kiesche @ 9:04 am

Very exciting! My painting “Blairstown Fog” won 1st place in landscapes at the Tewksbury Historical Society 23rd Annual Art Show!! The show will be on display from October 3rd through the 7th if you want to check it out.

blairstown fog landscape award winning painting

September 29, 2012

23rd Annual Tewksbury Art Show

Filed under: Events,News & Articles — Paul Kiesche @ 12:36 pm

Three of my pieces have been selected to show in the Tewksbury Historical Society 23rd Annual Art Show. The show is called “Palette of the World”. It’s a great show with lots of beautiful artwork. If you are available October 3rd through the 7th (Wednesday through Sunday) you may want to check it out. The show is at the Zion Lutheran Church in the Christian Educational Building at the corner of Church St. and Miller Ave in Oldwick, New Jersey.

May 11, 2012

Pre-Order Hedgerow in Snow

Filed under: News & Articles — Paul Kiesche @ 11:48 am

I’m having Giclée reproduction prints of my painting, “Hedgerow in Snow” printed. Anyone interested in pre-ordering a print? It’s a big one, 48″x24″. I can offer a one-time only pre-order discount off the print (in addition to the normal friend/family discount). Let me know by Tuesday 5/15/12 if you are interested.

April 17, 2012

We Moved

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Kiesche @ 2:45 pm

Our studio and gallery has moved to our brand-new office in the Historic Borough of Chester, New Jersey. We’re very excited about our new home! It’s only one town East from our old office. We have a new address and new phone number. (more…)

January 4, 2012

Kicking off 2012 with a new big painting.

Filed under: new work — Paul Kiesche @ 9:53 am

This is a local scene of a hedgerow in snow. 2′ x 4′ Oil on canvas. Please comment below and let me know what you think.

award winning oil painting snow landscape by Paul Kiesche

December 22, 2011

Father and Son Portrait

Filed under: new work — Paul Kiesche @ 12:59 pm

I just completed a fine art portrait of a father and son. The image of the boy sitting on his father’s tractor with his dad close by is set against the peaceful background of a field on the family’s farm. This original oil painting is based on a combination of family photos taken years ago. I began with a sketch to establish composition, pose, style, scene and lighting. Then I created color studies to establish the mood of the painting. The final 18” x 24” portrait was painted with Artisan Oil Paints on stretched canvas. After framing, my client plans to give the portrait to his father as a Christmas gift! Be sure to post a comment below to let us know what you think.

Here is a image of the final painting.
fine art oil portrait of father and son and tractor

August 26, 2011

A Return to Hope

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Kiesche @ 11:14 am

My graphic design company just recently installed a typographic wall mural and a reception logo sign for Hope House in Dover, New Jersey. What made it interesting was seeing an old mural I helped organize and paint when I was in High School there. I had almost forgotten about that. Read the full story and see pictures on our design blog.


July 29, 2011

Grounds for Sculpture

Filed under: Fun and Interesting,News & Articles — Paul Kiesche @ 8:45 am

Last weekend, my wife Melissa and I took a trip to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. Grounds for sculpture is a 35-acre public sculpture park with amazing visuals around every corner. The entire park is an experience from the temporary indoor exhibit, to the over sized outdoor sculptures to the tiny hidden artworks. The park has a mystical feeling to it.

We started the morning off with brunch at Rats, a beautiful restaurant located in the park. Even brunch was an experience with delicious food in a magical setting. (more…)

December 14, 2010

New Show in Woodbridge, NJ

Filed under: Uncategorized — Paul Kiesche @ 2:18 pm

Just booked a new solo art show at Barron Art Center in Woodbridge, NJ. Opening Reception on March 11th from 7:30-9:30. Runs through March 30th. Here is the center’s web page. http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/Departments/BarronArtsCenter/tabid/251/Default.aspx. I hope you can come out and join me!

They will be displaying my full collection of originals.

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