Saturday, October 30, 2010

"Central Park12x9" Oil

Here is my celebration of a beautiful day spent
downtown at Central park:

Friday, October 29, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

"McKinney Creek" 12x9" Oil

There is something both challenging and rewarding
in taking all the foliage and undergrowth presented
to you out in the field and turning all of That into
This; making a statement out of nature:

Monday, October 25, 2010

Saturday, October 23, 2010

"Marble Creek" A Schmid study

Practicing my selective judgment:

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Studying Schmid's "Willows"


I spent earlier today by studying Richard Schmid's painting
entitled "Willows", in pursuit of gaining a better understanding
of variety, harmony, and keeping the "whole" throughout
the progression of the process from start to finish.

This was certainly a fun and learning filled experience.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Studying Schmid

Learning more about harmony and composition while studying Richard Schmid's
painting entitled, "Sugar Maples"

Friday, October 15, 2010

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

"Schmid study of "Forest Edge"

I admire the work of Richard Schmid so very much, and look to his paintings for both
inspiration and problem solving. So, here is a study of "Forest Edge" :

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"Palm Tree" 14x11 Oil

The subtle display of temperature changes along the shadow side of
the palm had inspired me to pursue a painting about this particular scene: