Squeeze Play

Squeeze Play by Brian McClear

When I came across a box of old baseballs, I knew they’d find there way in a painting or two. I was never really much of a ball player, but when I picked up a ball and held one after so long, it brought back memories of summers spent playing catch in the yard, joining pick-up games down the end …

Baseball Caps

Baseball Caps by Brian McClear

medium: oil on canvas size: 30″x 30″ status: Available, please inquire below Learn More

Just Another Vice

Just Another Vice by Brian McClear

Do you remember ribbon candy? When I was a kid, my grandma would keep some in a china dish in her living room. But like guest soaps, I‘m pretty sure they were just there for decoration. With all the pieces fused into a rock-hard chunk, I was never able to sneak one. medium: oil on canvas size: 24″x 24″ status: …

For all the Marbles

For all the Marbles by Brian McClear

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Abe

"Abe" by Brian McClear | Ink & Oil

Ink & Oil is a series of portraits in progress inspired by people and their art. Once relegated to sailors, combat veterans, and the counter culture, tattoos have become ubiquitous. Whether to commemorate a life event, to satisfy an impulse, to make a bold statement, or as a private talisman, … Read More medium: oil on canvas size: 60″x 40″ status: available, inquire below details: …

Locks & Bagels

Locks & Bagels by Brian McClear

medium: oil on canvas size: 12″x 12″ status: Available, please inquire below Learn More

Scotch on the Rocks

Scotch on the Rocks by Brian McClear

medium: oil on canvas size: 24″x 24″ status: Available, please inquire below Learn More

2B or Not (revisited)

2B or Not (revisited) by Brian McClear

This painting revisits a theme originally done much larger (48 x 48). I changed several elements including a different pencil sharpener that  worked much better for this smaller composition. medium: oil on canvas size: 24″x 24″ status: Available, please inquire below Learn More

Assorted Suckers

Assorted Suckers by Brian McClear

This Electrolux vacuum had been a fixture at my in-laws for as long as I can remember (and yes, after 60 years it still works!). I’ve always loved the design and knew I’d paint it at some point. Working on this painting has not only been a lot of fun but has also stirred up a lot of fond memories …