Friday, December 23, 2016

A little bit bigger

Here Comes The Sun 30x24 oil
 
Step 1  mentally, design the image on the page
 step 2 start with the darks
step 3 keep working the darks
step 4 adjust the darks and get variety
step 5 start adding the mid tones
step 6 bring in the lights
step 7 adjust adjust adjust and add minimal details
step 8 evaluate and have hot coco and look for stuff
that doesn't relate to anything else. Let it rest for a day then move on. lol

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

new and revised

 Sunset 12x12 oil revised,
I added some trees.
Its Freezing 8x8 oil 
I like this one. It was painted from a photo taken at Lair O the Bear

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

maggie

Maggie 9x12 oil
Haven't posted lately cuz I've been working on some new ideas.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

landscape and pastels

Posted 8x8 oil
Slippery Rock 8x8 oil
Slow Walk 8x8 oil
Felissia 1 pastel - paint in for PSCO
Felissia 2 pastel - paint in PSCO

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016

A couple ideas about nocturns

 Midnight Graze 8x8 oil
 Christmas Lane 6x8 oil
Shadow Cliff 12x16 oil

Just starting to play with some nocturn ideas. Colors and values.

Friday, October 28, 2016

#27 and #28 of the 30 paintings in 30 days fall

Woodland Interior 9x12 oil #27of 30paintings in 30 days fall
Golden 11x14 oil #28 of the 30 paintings in 30 days fall

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016

#22 of the 30 paintings in 30 days fall

True Blue 9x12 oil
#22 of the 30 paintings in 30 days
I have painted this many times but it is interesting to see if I improve on it or if I am regressing. lol

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

#18 and 19 of the 30 paintings in 30 days

Crystal 18x24 charcoal #18 of the 30 paintings in 30 days. 
Waters Edge 12x9 oil
#19 of the 30 paintings in 30 days

Monday, October 17, 2016

Sunday, October 16, 2016

#16 of the 30 paintings in 30 days fall

Split Path 9x12 oil
#16 of the 30 paintings in 30 days Fall,
my sketch looked a lot like a Clifford Still, too bad my painting isn't as cool lol.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

#15 of the 30 paintings in 30 days

Repose 14x11 oil
#15 of the 30 paintings in 30 days,
It has been a long time since I last painted a figure.