Underwater

Oil on canvas, 2.5×3.5 inches Sorry this was not my usual morning post today! I am still off work and have lost track of the days a little bit. I’ve been doing a lot of painting now that I am home! This piece was done two weeks ago, and is dry enough to move withoutContinue reading “Underwater”

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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”

Chocolate Cake

I’ve said it before. I am impatient*. This has many effects on my daily life, from general clumsiness to burning my tongue on something hot (but delicious). Because of my impatience, I have never mastered the art of frosting a cake. I like to frost it as soon as possible when it comes out ofContinue reading “Chocolate Cake”

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”