Work in Progress! Its a gorgeous crisp painting day – I have had lots of company from the usual suspects, even a juvenile eagle picking up lunch while cruising by. I’ll need one more late morning to complete (dang sun – it moves around and ruins everything! And lately there’s been fog until 9am. lol,Continue reading “What’s on my easel – and a reminder”
There’s been a lot of time spent burning fuel on Route 2 but this autumn should be more focused with Vermont at its best.
Painting from observation becomes tricky when the scene is ephemeral. With the fresh morning snow? or just the greenery of 11am? Backlit still life? Sure! Easy Peasy. We set ourselves up for challenges and then complain. This was my February.
Make tea, make art. Oil paint on canvas. 8×8 inches.
This painting has issues but I’ve got time. Uniquely for me, I’m working from memory (an absolutely gorgeous sunrise drive across the desert seared into my neurons) and a few very poor photos.
It’s been an interesting couple months, with adventures ranging from driving through the desert at dawn to an all day slog on the Mass Pike/NYS Thruway. Family time both in the southwest and in western NY. Even a High School reunion. My cultural life ranged from the Sante Fe Opera to the Alamogordo Community TheaterContinue reading “Almost 2 months, feels like years”
No photos of today’s work; I put paint on and I scraped it off. And did that all again a few more times. Yes, some days are like that. In other news, another painting, a view of the Longfellow Bridge during construction, titled No Salt, No Pepper, has found a home.
Maybe some simplification of the table top?