Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Fall Feeling

5" x 7" watercolor on 140lb Canson paper.
I am personally ready for a bit of autumn. Cooler weather, longer
shadows, warmer colors.Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Still Life

12" x 16" watercolor on Canson 140lb.
Just more watercolor practice. Keeping the loose style feeling.Posted by Picasa

Monday, September 17, 2007

Teacher and Student

10" x 14" watercolor on 140lb. Fabriano
I thought I'd do a rare figure study for a change. The photo is of me and one of my favorite artists -- Charles Sovek. This was taken at a workshop I took in AZ. The painting was done rather quickly, in a loose style that I've been experimenting around with. If nothing else, this just proves that I need to work on my "people" paintings :^)
I need to get more confident with painting facial details without getting too picky and overly detailed. Anybody who has ever worked with watercolor can tell you that this is easier said than done!Posted by Picasa

Monday, September 10, 2007

Capricorn Cove (aerial view)

12" x 16" oil on masonite panel (unframed)
$20.00 (free shipping to US)
This is a bird's-eye view of a coastal town. I used very fluid oil paint and worked in layers. Each additional layer used 'fatter' paint (more linseed or stand oil mixed with turp). I'm finding I really enjoy working with a more fluid painting style. I'll experiment further and display some more here. As always, thanks for looking and your comments are welcome!Posted by Picasa

Sunday, September 09, 2007

Museum by the River

12" x 9" watercolor on chipboard (unframed)
$15.95 (free shipping to US)
A nice view of an art museum by a lazy river.Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Table Service

12" x 9" oil on masonite panel (unframed)
$19.95 (free shipping in US)
This one was difficult to photograph. Very dark subject and the room lighting kept picking up the brushmarks in the paint. Too much glare. I'll try to get a better pic soon. To see what I was after with this, try squinting your eys when looking. Shows table (with folds in tablecloth), apples, tea pitcher and creamer in basket, and candles. (New photo added 9/10/07 -- don't know if this one's any better, lol!)Posted by Picasa