Welcome to 'Lisa Paints', the small format paintings of Lisa Greenstein.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


The cloud formations have been magnificent lately- so I started this from a window view. I was thinking about composition ideas I've been reading about, like dominance and subordination or notan, light/dark shape relationships. Since this was small I decided to paint more thickly than I usually do, pushing the paint around.

Oil on hardboard

5" X 7"

Saturday, March 07, 2009


This crumpled packing paper caught my eye as it looked like sculpture. I was really challenged to paint it in a cool blue room, with the warm western late afternoon light.

Oil on canvas
14" X 18"