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Evening Glow, Day 1, 30 in 30

So hey... Here is another 30 in 30!  Should I say I am excited or overwhelmed? Reworking my whole website which has been taking me way more time than I expected.And I am starting the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, hosted by Leslie Saeta. Plein…

Helga

Helga is our current model for the Monday long pose at the "Pushing Paint" life drawing group. Here is a step by step process of painting Helga.           Helga 16" x 12" oil on board

Philip

I have joined a figure drawing and painting group, Best thing I've done since, well, since I did the 30 in 30 challenge! Ha! But, anyway, I have been having a lot of fun. We meet every Saturday morning for drawing from life, we have 1-2-5-10-20…

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…

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…

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…