Ned Martin sent me a link request. He is a realist oil painter from Maryland.
See still life and landscape paintings.
Ned describes his work:
"While his paintings appear realistic, upon close scrutiny the viewer
is delighted with broken impressionistic layers of paint that imply
realism. Ned invests considerably in scrubbing, scratching, and
scrapping layers of textured paint until a realistic form reveals
Ned's site will be linked on my American Artists page.