Himanshu - 2

It's weekend again! Yay! That means I was able to coax my son into sitting for me. They are such good kids... Here is my 13 year old son "Himanshu", being so patient. :) The drawing First color Notes And the finish Himanshu -2 9"…

Glassford Hill

I was out paitnting early this morning after dropping the kids off at school. Partly cloudy and beautiful! Here  is the finished painting: Glassford Hill 12" x 12" oil on panel Oh and even though I was at least a mile away…

Boulders and Lake

Hiked out behind Willow Lake today again looking for inspiration. Soon as I was out of the rocks, facing towards the lake, I had this view. Dropped the painting gear right there and started painting. First Block in: And here is where…

Kiki - 2

My 11 year old daughter Kiki sat so patiently for me today. Can't wait for next weekend, I have 2 more kids that I can paint! This was a lot of fun. After my last few disappointments, I found myself smiling the whole time painting this. Doing…

Boulders and wipe-downs...

I wiped down two paintings the other day...one after the other. One I hiked out for 1.5 miles lugging all my paint gear. Did a painting, but hated it so much that I wiped it fown and packed up and left. Then I did a nocturne, which I wiped out…

Time of the Day Series - 5

Little Granite peak at 2 pm this time. The weather was beautiful and clear and warm. Only a limited of these left this year. Winter is approaching fast.And here is the painting:Little Granite Peak - 2pm fall clear sunny dayI need to take a better…

Two more moods of the granite mountain

So this is the huge granite mountain that stands grandly close to our house. I have done several paintings of it in several different moods. This is not the same as the Little Granite Peak that I have been doing the day series of.It has been…

Time of Day Series - 4

Today was cloudy... I went out to my painting spot at the same time as yesterday... about 4 and did a Cloudy Evening painting. Unfortunately, my phone battery was dead.. so I wan't able to take a picture of the location.. bummer, I like doing…

Time of Day Series 3

Part 3 in this series where I am painting same scene at different times of day, capturing the color and light difference. Today I got to my painting spot for a late afternoon/sunset painting.The air here is so clean that we don't get those gorgeous…

Time of Day series 1 & 2

Good Morning! Here is the beginning of a new series. I am painting the same view in different lights. At different times of the day. To be able to perceive the color differences at various times of day. I would probably extend this to different…