LauraCarettaPainter 2/2/08—5/24/22

Laura Caretta's art gallery
Sweet Ukranian - 2022 - Acrylic with knife - 100x75 War! In this terrible year how not to think about Ukranian women. This sweet girl with traditional dress and decoration has closed eyes to avoid the horrible...
Sweet Ukranian - 2022 - Acrylic with knife - 100x75
Yellow in the dark - 2022 - Acrylic using knife - 60x90 A dark door and a woman working, may be India, Pakistan or Afghanistan, my thoughts are with the women not having the luck to be free. The yellow and bright...
Yellow in the dark - 2022 - Acrylic using knife - 60x90
Doorway - 2022 - Oil using knife - 60x75 Straight perpendicular lines and warm tones for the background, contrasting with soft and rich draping and a bright orange for the woman walking across the...
Doorway - 2022 - Oil using knife - 60x75
Indian yellow woman- 2017 oil on canvass with knife 60x75 The inspiration comes from a picture taken during my visit in India in 2015. The rest of the woman dressed in yellow is in the center of the painting and it...
Indian yellow woman- 2017 oil on canvass with knife 60x75
Tatoo - 2022 - oil - 60x75 While painting with knife is one of my favorite techniques, I missed painting with oil in a more traditional way. This is a bit different from my latest...
Tatoo - 2022 - oil - 60x75
bracelets - 2021 - acrylic with knife - 60x75 Strong, powerful, beautiful… women around the world fight everyday! I love portraying women from different cultures. In this one I focused on the head garment,...
bracelets - 2021 - acrylic with knife - 60x75
in the blue - 2021 -acrylic with knife - 60x75 I painted this while I was in mandated quarantine… blue was probably the color that I was feeling, but luckily I had my art supplies to keep busy! Love how this...
in the blue - 2021 -acrylic with knife - 60x75
Bracelets 2 - 2022 - oil with knife - 60x75 There’s no day like March 8th to celebrate women from all over the world! I love painting women, and attempt at capturing the immense diversity and complexity...
Bracelets 2 - 2022 - oil with knife - 60x75
Tranquility - 2021 - oil with knife - 60x75 Happy new year everyone! We’re starting off this year with one of my last paintings from 2021. Part of my African series, this painting’s warm colors and gold...
Tranquility - 2021 - oil with knife - 60x75
Side eye - 2021 - oil with knife - 60x75 Back again with the gold backdrop… I can’t get enough of the amount of light that this color contrast emanates. I loved painting this one, and love the positive...
Side eye - 2021 - oil with knife - 60x75
Queen - 2021 - oil on canvass with knife - 60x75 This is a sneak peak of my latest before it gets uploaded on my website! I love shading with color - the blue and purple strokes on her body help give the...
Queen - 2021 - oil on canvass with knife - 60x75
Gold - 2021 - oil on canvass - 60x75 Simple tones with a pop of color. I mostly focused on shadows in this one, to create the sense of a warm light coming from outside the painting. Neutral colors...
Gold - 2021 - oil on canvass - 60x75
blu eyes - 2021 - oil - 60x60
blu eyes - 2021 - oil - 60x60
Future - 2021 - oil with knife - 60x75 Pale colors, light coming from the left side, and a woman walking towards the horizon… towards the future. Loved the more subtle tones compared to what I...
Future - 2021 - oil with knife - 60x75
Africans - 2021 - oil on canvass with knife - 60x75 Playing with contrasting colors and textures truly is one of my favorite things. The textured background (one of my favorite techniques using knife) is now a...
Africans - 2021 - oil on canvass with knife - 60x75
Rain - 2022 - oil with knife - 60x75 Nude tones for the background and black and white subject, with a slight splash of color. Clear light point on the left side of the painting, which draws the...
Rain - 2022 - oil with knife - 60x75
Timid - 2021 - oil -60x75 While I love painting with the knife, this is one of my latest only using a brush. I love the sense of tranquility that this painting gives, the earthy tones of...
Timid - 2021 - oil -60x75
Kyoto - 2020 - oil - 60x75 The beauty of women across the world is fascinating. Different ways to express femininity, in cultures that have often pushed for women to be in second place....
Kyoto - 2020 - oil - 60x75
Tokyo - 2020 - oil 60x75 Red lips, porcelain skin, and traditional Japanese hair ornaments… trying to capture the beauty and elegance of 女性.
Tokyo - 2020 - oil 60x75
Osaka - 2020 - oil - 60x75 Playing with complimentary colors, warm tones and a “colder” light blue to emphasize details. A fractured silhouette to convey movement, and shadows in the...
Osaka - 2020 - oil - 60x75
Exhibitions

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Old Paintings

Old Paintings

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