Monthly Archives: April 2016

Joe’s Pond

My first plein air painting from a week ago. I removed a few trees and worked to really simplify the painting focusing on design more than the specifics of the scene. 1665 Advertisements

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Reclining Figure

A foreshortened viewpoint from this weeks drawing session.   1680

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More Tulips

I’m still working on tulips, the geometry of their form and the florescent oranges are so challenging. This was worked on Fluid paper and it doesn’t seem to take a lot of wet layers as well as the Arches. 1692

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Two hour figure study

This oil sketch was done on a 9×12 Artist’s Carton Panel by Guerilla Painter. It is quite absorbent and took me a while to build up enough paint to really get the painting where I wanted it. The papers are … Continue reading

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A two hour study with oil on prepared watercolor paper 14×21″

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The Von Trapp Nursery supplies the local coop with beautiful flowers. When spring comes they bring wonderful tulips. I used this time to play with some new paint colors, quinacridone rose, quinacridone coral, cadmium scarlet, thalo blue (gs), and hansa yellow.

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Variations on a Theme

We had a great time in Florida chasing terns at Canaveral National Seashore. After painting one of these scenes in watercolor (see earlier post) I thought some oil renditions would be fun. 1753

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