I’m ready for a new canvas. Hot Breakfast, Oil on linen, 10 x 10 inches
The exhibits and art fairs were fun, but time for the studio, ah! Work in progress 10×10. Oil on linen.
Thanks Eva! Oil on canvas, 8×8 inches.
Sunflowers, 20×20 inch oil on canvas painted from life yet rapidly dying plant.
The weeks fly by and the assignments pile up. As I work on the final assignment, I’m trying to understand what I’ve gotten out of this workshop. For me, with an illustrator background and spending more recent years enjoying the rush of plein air – I see how too readily I make compromises to meet a deadlineContinue reading “More assignments from 13 Problems”
Happy Holidays to all
The miserable winter of 2015 left trees and shrubs in shambles. Pulling broken magnolia branches out of a snow bank, I brought them home to see if they would bloom. The flowering was only partially successful, but I was very smitten with the resulting painting and started to imagine a series in a larger format. TheContinue reading “Must be Spring”
#flowerphotochallenge: day 5 of 7, a cyclamen work in progress. Oil paint on 8×8 canvas. This is more materials experimentation – no solvents. Here I’m using my traditional oil paints (Gamblin, Winsor Newton and Williamsburg) with a mix of linseed oil (for a bit more flow) and solvent-free daneridge cold wax (to cut the oil shine); I likeContinue reading “Work in Progress: Cyclamen in Rose”