Thursday, February 28, 2013

River Scene 30x24

trying to compose something pleasing on a larger canvas:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Fallen Log 12x9" Oil

Went to McKinney Falls this afternoon and tried to make something out of limestone boulders and fallen logs  among the stagnant waters:






Friday, February 15, 2013

Landscape Painting Plein-Air

Great article about landscape painting and the outdoors by Anthony Watkins

"Every successful artist must possess the courage to meet artistic challenges as well as the ingenuity and determination necessary to carry a work of art to completion. These traits are never more evident than with artists who set up their easels outdoors and paint their landscape pictures right there on the spot. The term plein-air (French for “open air”) refers to paintings that are done on site." (read on)