What makes a landscape sing is adhering to aerial perspective, and making sure to implement it in shadow shapes and lighted areas. Oil on Panel, 6″x8″.
Oil on Linen Panel, 6″x6″
The Umbrella tells a story of longing. The Umbrella is left unfurled, it is not leaning against the wall,… just thrown on the ground. Maybe the umbrella is hers, the color gives it away…
I have been planning to paint this statue for a while at the Dallas Arboretum. Finally got around to it. Oil on Linen Panel, size 6″x8″.
I have started doing value sketches, before starting a painting. I highly recommend it, to get a feel for color notes. They don’t have to be perfect, just quick and dirty to get a feel for what you are going to do. Here is one for the above painting.
If you cut open an artists heart,…, you will find another heart,…, I think!
What do you do when waiting for your flight? Sketch airplanes offcourse… :). I did this when I was travelling back from attending my nephews wedding at Washington DC and back to Dallas.
Ink and Watercolor, used Ultramarine blue and Yellow Ochre only (teeny hint of Sepia also)
The first plane left, fortunately another plane came in its place so I was able to complete this. This was the second plane, taxi-ing off.