Impasto Sunset

2.53.5 inches, oil on canvas I’m back and officially wed! Once I’ve recuperated a bit I’ll be painting some of the wonderful places I’ve seen. I can’t believe how beautiful California is! I’m really looking forward to sharing some of those images with you in the weeks to come!

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Surf

Oil on Canvas 2.5×3.5 inches These two shots don’t represent the colors as well as the first, but they are good examples of how different lighting can give a painting different moods. On the left is normal overhead lighting. It transforms the painting into a more distant longing – a horizon is present about two-thirdsContinue reading “Surf”

Ponder in Layers

I’m not a patient person. I like to see results. So waiting for a layer of paint to dry before doing the next is not something I jumped into doing. I like the wet on wet style of getting it all in. But that has it’s draw-backs – I get a lot of muddy colors.Continue reading “Ponder in Layers”

Clouds

When I first started painting, I couldn’t figure out clouds. I would look at tutorials, pull up some Bob Ross episodes, and try my best, but I just couldn’t get it. I have, through practice, learned how to have a light touch and do many layers to get them just right. Clouds I Oil onContinue reading “Clouds”