An exploration of figures in a rich tonal style. This technique is unique using layered washes and strategic removal of paint to create a wonderful three dimensional look and a strong emotional feel. Skin tones are produced using this technique with colors and glazes to enhance the emotive qualities and sketcherly aspect of the figures.
Jennie's original oil paintings are unique and unusual. her nudes are emotive and bold contemporary figurative art pieces. Jennie is a renowned artist worldwide with private and corporate collectors.
Artist Statement: Expression, a face, emotion, the body. This is the focus of Jennie Rosenbaum's contemporary figurative art. The works are sensual, the lines flowing and connected revealing the sense of connection we have to our bodies and our minds. Feeling, texture, dimension, these works invite contact, extended viewing. She employs texture and light to communicate to the viewer, not only visually but via touch as well. These paintings and drawings reach out to you, to something inside. they should pull you in headfirst with feeling.
People each receive different feelings from Jennie's works, her aim is to inspire emotion within the viewer, to allow them to feel a powerful connection. Her paintings may be distorted, abstracted, realistic, textural, expressionistic, impressionistic or traditional.
The nude body is a beautiful, sensual, expressive entity. We communicate through so much more than our voices and resonate feelings through body language. Every size is beautiful when the person inside shines out, embrace individuality.
Techniques: Jennie Rosenbaum use a variety of techniques in her paintings and drawings, from palette knife, to drawing. She is not limited by any one technique or media but chooses to experiment and explore through different textures and different feeling media such as oils, acrylics, charcoal, pencil and pastel.