In which my daughter paints a picture.Read more "Guest Post"
Hello friends. For Christmas this year, I decided to do a painting for my in-laws. Instead of just jumping in and doing one, I decided to attempt a few trial runs. Here is the first attempt: Woof. Glad this wasn’t the final. The giant tree on the right just didn’t work. The underbrush around it […]Read more "Third Time’s A Charm"
September 2016. So much yellow. A little goes a long way, and I put way too much on the brush when I started the background. So instead of a light, warm glow, I created a bright yellow overcast sky. The brown clouds helped subdue it, and I tried to not overdo them. In the two […]Read more "Yellow"
It was a dark and lonely night…for the night is dark, and full of terrors.Read more "The Dark Night"
Next up was a scene that primarily featured browns. I really like the sky in this one. I was very hesitant to use brown as the background sky color, but using just a small amount and blending created a fantastic fade and overcast feel. The little sun worked as well. I just used my fingertip […]Read more "A study in brown"
So here is the fourth one. I think. Early on, I did not mark them as to which was done in what order, or the date I did them. I know it was a Saturday night. I could probably go back and troll through my email to try to figure it out, but I don’t […]Read more "Four"
In which a n00b tries his hand at the pallette knife.Read more "The Knife"