Artist Trading Card: Blue Cityscape

“Blue Cityscape.” original painting, 2012. Acrylic on card stock paper primed in gesso. Click here to bid on this card! ACEO Original Painting by Benjamin Vess titled, “Blue Cityscape.” Each card is hand painted with acrylics after a careful selection of card-stock paper and prepping with a light layer of gesso in order to ensure … Continue reading

Apotheosis of the Hand

"Apotheosis of the Hand." (c) 2011 by Benjamin Vess, All Rights Reserved.

More info on this piece: Title: Apotheosis of the Hand Dimensions: 12×18″ Medium: chalk, charcoal and marker Date created: 2010 Click Here to buy this piece! This was one of the chalk pastel pieces I did in Virginia Beach before moving out to California. I had originally planned for it to be an acrylic piece … Continue reading

The Stranger

"The Stranger." (c) 2005 by Benjamin Vess, All Rights Reserved

More info on this piece Title: “The Stranger” Dimensions: 9×12″
Medium: Chalk pastels on paper Date created: 2007 This piece has been sold. Artist’s note: I decided to go ahead and post this earlier than scheduled. It sold within a couple of hours after I posted it online; so, why hold off on posting it, now? … Continue reading

Medusa on Brown

"Medusa on Brown." (c) 2005 by Benjamin Vess, all rights reserved.

More info on this piece Title: “Medusa on Brown” Dimensions: 9×12″
 Medium: Chalk pastels on paper 
Date created: 2005 Click here to buy this piece! Like with “The Stranger,” this is one of my older pieces. As I’ve already mentioned before, I have a little fixation on the Greek mythological character, Medusa (as you can … Continue reading

The Cardinals & Artist Updates

"The Cardinals" (c) 2011 by Benjamin Vess, All Rights Reserved.

More info on this piece 
Title: “The Cardinals.”
 Dimensions: 11×14″
 Medium: Acrylic on linen art board. 
Date created: 2011 Click here to buy this piece. Before this piece, I had done a single cardinal entirely in triangles and that became a gift to my dad. This one, I thought, why not see if there’s a … Continue reading