Category Archives: Work in Progress
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Maybe some simplification of the table top?
Off to Vermont for the weekend and for fresh forsythia.