Welcome

Hi, Welcome Welcome to website Version 2.0.  It has been a real pain redoing this thing.  I pretty much forgot everything I had learned about making a website and have had to relearn it all over aga...

Gemstone Paintings and Gallery

Slicing open a stone reveals a natural abstraction.  A partially painted canvas, hiding for millennia. I study the stone as I polish interpreting the patterns and color.  Ideas flow, simple and comp...

Painting Gallery

Click on the picture above to enter my Painting Gallery.  A representation of over 40 years of my experimentation and creativity....

Artistic Expression in Gemstone

Gemstone Mosaics, Sculpture, and “Floating Gemstone Paintings”  My mind is always looking for new and unique ways to make my artistic statements by using gemstone material.  I experiment...

Unique Gemstone Cabochons

I find cutting and polishing gemstones both cathartic and creative.  I try to apply an artistic eye to find and form special stones to fashion into unique and beautiful jewelry pieces. Contact me if...

Gemstone Painting “How To”

I am being asked “How do you do that?” quite a bit lately.  People are probably referring to the tiny details, but after hearing the question for the dozenth time I decided to make this e...

The Embrace Series

I have been drawing and painting figurative subjects almost since I first picked up a pencil.  Some years ago I painted a few canvases that realistically portrayed a man and woman together, touching....

Yoly’s Collection

My wife, Yoly, is always the first person to check out the new stones after I cut them.  Needless to say, if she likes them, she claims them immediately.  She has good taste.  Here is a gallery of ...

My Pointillist Paintings

POINTILLISM Georges Seurat and Paul Signac are the fathers of the pointillism impressionist painting technique.  I have had the luck to have seen, studied and been amazed by their work in multiple mu...

A Smile For You

Only a Smile  © J Kuehne 2013 I can’t fix the world It’s just too big for me There are to many people for one man to see So I’ll just live my life Following simple philosophy Every day I will ...

“The Agate” Pointillist Gemstone Painting

I was given this agate specimen as a gift over 30 years ago from an old rockhound I had befriended.  I have no idea where it came from.  I have enjoyed looking at the intricate patterns every now an...