Cooley Art Gallery

Postings of recent paintings

Kate in Red

My favorite model, Kate from Atlanta was in Asheville and we had a couple sittings.  This is painting #1 from our sessions. 16″ x 20″  Available

Shanna

Our lovely model for our Wednesday night portrait study at the Tryon Painters and Sculptors Studio.  12 x 16 oil.  

Colin

17 year old Colin our model for the Wed night portrait study session at the Tryon Painters and Sculptors studio.

Helen Byrd

Our fantastic model at the Tryon Painters and Sculptors Wednesday night study session.  12 x 16 oil.

Tyrone

Another all prima from our Wednesday night head study session at the Tryon Painters and Sculptors studio.  12 x 16 oil on linen.

Theo

Theo, painted at Wed. night head study.  12 x 16 oil on linen.

Ian

“Ian” A great model last night at the Tryon Painters and Sculptors Studio. Pretty geeked up to paint after a weekend at the Portrait Society of America’s conference, in Atlanta. Oil on 12 x 16 linen.

Lady in a Red Headdress

This is Kate from the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  11 x 14  oil on linen.

Naomi

2 hr oil sketch, painted at the Atlanta Artist’s Center.    

Elena

Elena, a fantastic new model at the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  Oil on 12″ x 16″ Arches oil paper. “Available”  

Nanybel

Nanybel Salazar, was the model for this session at the Atlanta Artist’s Center. Nanybel is also a a very talented painter and a juried member of The Atlanta Portrait Society. 11″ x 14″ oil on linen.

Man in Dark Red

This painting is from the Tuesday session at the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  The model is Matthew.  12″ x 16″

Reclining Nude

2 hr study of a reclining nude at the Atlanta Artist’s center.  Oil on 11″ x 14″ linen

Gord

Painted Alla Prima at the Atlanta Artist’s Center,  12″ x 16″ oil on linen. Happy Birthday to Grandson Thomas

Sketches of Clare

Clare, another of our great models at the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  Both are oil on 12″ x 16″ linen    

Rogdre

One more for the men in hats series.  Rogdre is a model from the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  12″ x 16″ oil on linen

Emerald #5

Another of Emerald, one of our favorite models at the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  11″ x 14″ oil on linen. $600

Rasheeda

A painting from life.  Painted at the Atlanta Art Center. 11″x14″ oil on linen.

Quiana Reclining

Another from my wednesday night drawing and painting session.  11 x 14 oil on linen. “available”

Quiana

Another from my Wednesday night sketch session at the Atlanta Artist’s Center.  11″ x 14″  Oil on linen.  “available”  

Emerald With a Fedora

Another from the wednesday night alla prima session.  Oil on 12″ x 16″ linen “available”

  • I have been painting and illustrating professionally for my entire career. I recently left the graphic arts business to paint full time. Life is grand! If you would like to know more about me, hit the "About" link in the upper right corner. For pricing or any other info please email me. dgcooley11@gmail.com All images on this site are copyright protected by the artist.
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