Abstract Design and Realism

Question: Hey Albert, I watched you demonstrate and I was amazed, are you getting abstract or what? Well that’s a good question. Sometimes I wonder myself. I always had a good feeling for the design and shapes that make up the ... Read More...

What’s Important In My Paintings and What Is Secondary?

"The Swirl of Life" By Albert Handell Pastel - 12"x 18" Do you ever find yourself wondering what's important in your painting and what is secondary? I remember when I was younger and not clear about this, (what was of primary ... Read More...

A Symphony In Greys

I have always been fascinated by the sparkling sensation I sense from viewing the strong greys of granite, especially in sunlight, they contrast so beautifully with the rich dark greys found in the shadow areas. For me, it’s a symphony in ... Read More...

Some Thoughts About Using Photography

This year I was asked what my thoughts are about painting from photographs and if this is a practice I use. There is much I can write about, and I will start with……. Yes, I paint from photographs. But the painting does not look like the ... Read More...