Here are all the progress shots.
I may be in trouble here. I’m really enjoying painting in watercolor! Yikes! Of course, I’m justifying this. John Singer Sargent, one of my major heroes when it comes to painting and art, worked in a variety of mediums including oils, pencils, pen and ink and watercolor. So, why not emulate one of the greats?… Continue reading New Watercolor Painting
I’m still working on the next painting in my roadway series. I don’t know at what point I realized I had a theme going, but there it is… So here is the reference photo. I took this photo a few years ago on my phone while taking a short cut from one main road to… Continue reading Working through a painting
I think I have finished the watercolor painting of the pots. I took the photo a couple of years ago when I found a pile of terracotta pots under the deck of the house we currently live in. The photo just sort of lived in my collection of reference photos to be used in something… Continue reading Pots
I have decided that the female cardinal is finished. It is a companion piece to the male cardinal head and shoulders piece I completed about a week ago.
One of my painting goals for 2019 is to work on a larger format. While I’m planning on continuing the bird series, I also want to go back and see if I can improve my landscape painting. Plein air work is important for me to do as a type of study, but not necessarily as… Continue reading Tackling a Resolution Early