Saturday, May 30, 2009

Southern Colours Paint Day

Painted with Southern Colours today and completed this painting. Its a 8"x10" oil on panel and is titled Scotland 5. It from a photo I took while visiting Scotland.

Friday, May 29, 2009

New Lands End Painting


A few weeks ago I did a painting of Lands End in Cornwall. A picture of that painting is on the blog. If you scroll downs some it on the right. Using the same photograph, I did another painting with a difference perspective. A picture of that painting is on the right it a 8"x10" oil on panel. Its ok.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Work Work Work -New Painting


I completed a new 9"x12" oil on panel this morning. Its called Scotland 3 and is from a photo I took while in Scotland around Inverness the home of Loch Ness. There are lot of mountains and lakes ( i.e Lochs) within a few hours drive. These make great painting. I have been finding at a little water, blues, at the bottom half of landscape add greatly to the overall look.

I have a blank 48"x60" canvas which I have been thinking about using for a palette knife landscape. My plan is complete a few smaller works to be used as guide for my large painting.

In using a palette knife, I have found that unless you compete the painting in a day or at maximum two days you cannot go back and make changes or corrections. Bummer

Monday, May 25, 2009

New Painting


Busy Busy. Just finished a new painting an oil 30"x40" on a 2.5" thick gallery wrap canvas. Its called Brandon Bay 2 - Ireland. Worked it from a photograph I took on my Irish painting holiday. Kewl Beans!

I used the color palette and knife technique from the work shop and
did the painting in a few hours. I like it and that is all that counts.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Big Administrative Day

Had to take time getting my inventory and web site up dated with all my new works. Added nine new paintings to my web site, ordered prints and updated the inventory. WOW Little things that need to be done.

Monday, May 18, 2009

New Works

Did two new paintings at Southern Colours last Friday.Both are 8x10 oils. The top one is Port Gaverne Cornwall UK and the second is Brandon Bay Ireland. Use photos I took on my visit to these places. Kewl beans.






Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Old Cute Pictures














Found some old pictures of me and my sister Loretta. The photo on the right is when I was a big 4. I posted these on my old picture link. So cute!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Southern Colours Friday












Painted with Southern Colours Friday and completed two 8x10 oils. The one on the left is from Adare Manor in Ireland and the one on the right is from Scotland. I worked from photograph I took while visiting these places. The photographs just gives me a basic idea/concept. I work up the colors from what I feel works together.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Oil or Pastel












I did an oil and pastel of the same scene. Prefer the stronger colors in the oil, but need to fix the house on the oil.