Tuesday, January 5, 2016

"Joe's Pizza"

"Joe's Pizza"
Day 5
6"x8" oil on canvas panel

Continuing with my paintings for the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge and my quest to improve my perspective skills (or lack thereof), I offer you my Day 5 painting of "Joe's Pizza".

On saturday of our weekend trip to New York City in December with my daughter, daughter-in-law and granddaughter, we explored so much of mid to lower Manhattan.  We walked and walked and experienced so many places that I have never been to on previous trips.  In fact, my Fitbit told me I walked just under 24,000 steps that day.  That may not be a big deal for your body but believe me for this body that is quite an accomplishment!  I loved every minute of it and really enjoyed experiencing so many new places.  

For lunch we fortunately found Joe's Pizza on 14th Street near 3rd Avenue.  I had a HUGE slice of Joe's Caprese pizza.  Let me tell you how delicious it was and I urge you to please put Joe's Pizza on your "must eat at" list when you are visiting New York.  


  1. I just noticed your painting of the pizza place and was delighted to see that you are painting NYC for the challenge. All of these are great!!! I'm glad you enjoyed the city so much. I live about 1 1/2 from Manhattan and go in often to join the NYC Urban Sketchers for the day sketching some of the wonderful architecture. I'll be watching for what part of our city you paint next.

    1. Joan, thank you so much for commenting! I am so glad you are enjoying the series! How did you come across my blogpost? Are you doing the 30 in 30? Please sign up for future email updates if you wish. Perspective has always been a struggle for me so I am using my recent trip photos for my inspiration. I LOVE NEW YORK and have been several times but this is the first time we have explored so many areas of the city and I really enjoyed it!