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Block Studies…

I have signed up for another workshop with Susan Sarback in June. Plein Air Landscape in Napa, CA.  While I am waiting for the workshop, I plan to do small studies helping me refine my color perception. So there will be plenty of block studies…

Cactus – Pear (finished)

Cactus - Pear11" x 14"Oil on BoardFinally finished this... You should see my poor pear... It's been sitting on the little table all set up... gradually shrinking and shriveling everyday. Also getting semi-baked under the hot 500W halogen bulbs!!!…

Cactus-Pear (continued 2)

End of Stage 2.... All the masses are adjusted for Hue, Value and Chroma.Here is qick shot of the setup.Into Stage 3 now. Working with variations within the masses.

Cactus – Pear (continued 1)

So here is the next installments... Deep into the stage 2 now which is the most involved stage as here we adjust everything as we are seeing... color, value and chroma.As you can see, most of the colors have dulled way down.Be back with more…

Cactus – Pear

Hey, I started working a new Impressionist piece a couple of days ago and I have decided to a lot of pictures of my artwort from now on - in progress. I miss doing these, just have been so occupied with "stuff."Anyhow, Here is the latest one…

Impressions…

Here are some paintings I have done since the workshop. Onion10"x8"Oil on boardGarlic10"x8"Oil on boardTea-kettle14"x11"Oil on boardBlue &  Orange14"x11"Oil on boardRed Bell Pepper with Knife10"x8"Oil on board

Susasn Sarback Workshop

I haven't posted in a long time here on my blog... just have been updating my facebook page lately. But here I am. I took an amazing workshop with Susan Sarback this January. Love her work, she runs the School of Light and Color in Fair Oaks,…

Egg Shell

Egg Shell10" x 8"Oil on panelI was hoping to finish this one all prima, but it actually took me 3 sessions... 

Lemons and Purple Vase

Here is the latest off the easel. Next time I might try taking Step by step pictures...Lemons and Purple Vase12" x 12"Oil on Panel

Eggs with Vase

Fresh of the easel...Absolutely loving impressionistic painting with oils!Eggs with Vase12" x 16"Oil on panel