Paintings of Faith

I paint Religious pieces for two reasons.  The primary reason is that what little talent I was gifted with is to paint.  I am not a public speaker and certainly not a singer.  Painting is how I can...

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 an exp...

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 ...

Discworld Gemstone Painting on Sodalite

Sir Terry Pratchett wrote 41 books of stories about an entire flat world full of odd characters.  This “Discworld” is balancing on the backs of four great elephants who, in turn, stand up...

Exploring the Pour Technique

I love color and I love the abstractions that can occur when you let paint do its own thing.  It’s a bit like raising a child,  you guide the child/paint a little bit, but then it’s on i...

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...

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

This page showcases the handful of  unique, special, one of a kind gemstones “discovered” out of the thousands I have cut.  My enjoyment in cutting stones is the application of an artist...