Still working on finishing up the main colors in the body of this magnificent bird. I’m also working on getting the roundness of it’s body shape in place. And there are some drawing issues I need to work out. Pulled in a few colors from the bird into the background. Will likely next tackle more… Continue reading Great Blue Heron: Day 2
I’m delighted to announce that my beloved Raccoon painting has found a new home! She sold at the RAL Art Center today to a new-to-me patron. Since I took her photo last Spring, she has begun bringing around her four cubs (I think they are called cubs and not pups). So I hope to get… Continue reading Raccoon Painting Re-homed
I actually finished this painting some time ago but then was having internet issues and a few other distractions happening and while I posted the first few days of the progress. I never posted the final painting. This painting will be part of the Two Artist Show at the Stewart Gallery on Main in Gloucester… Continue reading Ox Cart Man Finished
This is going to be, I believe, the largest in the Williamsburg series, at least the largest I’m submitting for the two artist show at the Stewart Gallery in May. It is 30×20 inches. Oil on linen with oil ground. I really liked working on the linen. I wasn’t fighting the fabric as much. However,… Continue reading Colonial Williamsburg: A Break Between Tours
I got a bit off track with posting, but the painting continues in the Williamsburg series. So, in a nutshell, here are the progress shots (I didn’t take one every single day, but you can get the idea of the steps here: The photo I took from some distance away using a long lens of… Continue reading One Veteran to Another
She is finished. This is the smallest of the Colonial Williamsburg series. It is 12×9″ oil on canvas glued to a wood panel.
I’ve not decided on a title for this one yet, although Girl in the Garden isn’t too bad. I found her in the main vegetable garden area of Colonial Williamsburg with the regular gardener. You can see she is working with the regular gardener, but her lovely black velvet hat just seems a bit too… Continue reading Girl in the Garden
I started off by scrubbing in some greens throughout the background and down into the foreground. I need to keep in mind as I continue work on this the direction of the light, but the background (which is a very non-descript tangle of tree branches and roof tops) needs to show some sort of atmosphere… Continue reading Ox Cart Man Day 6