Valley Grass

I’ve been trying to work on my foreground skills lately. To do this I’ve painted very simple backgrounds just to get a feel for  what could be there and instead focus on other aspects. I am liking the way grass is turning out for me! I hope you are having a great weekend!



Watercolor, 8.5×11 Before I started oil painting, I did a lot of watercolor. Since I’ve switched mediums, I’ve wondered a lot about using watercolor techniques for oil, and oil techniques for watercolor. This is one piece in which I’ve used some oil painting techniques for watercolor. I like the bold and bright colors and theContinue reading “Valley”

My First (Oil) Painting

The title may speak for itself, but I just thought I’d add: I had no idea what I was doing. I had some brushes, some paint, and some canvas. I had Bob Ross on Netflix in front of me, and I thought I was going to be a pro (like Bob) right out of theContinue reading “My First (Oil) Painting”