Category Archives: Oil Painting

I’m Glad That’s Over!

My buildings are crooked, comical, lopsided, and laughable. I’ve studied perspective, but I just can’t draw buildings. It turns out that I can’t paint buildings either.┬áBut give me credit for trying.

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I’m Glad That’s Over!

My buildings are crooked, comical, lopsided, and laughable. I’ve studied perspective, but I just can’t draw buildings. It turns out that I can’t paint buildings either.┬áBut give me credit for trying.

Some Things are Better Left Undone

I know I’m not the only one who tends to “overwork” paintings. Whether it’s in watercolor or oil, I’m constantly tweaking things when I should put down the brush and leave well enough alone. I’ve ruined countless paintings that way.

Some Things are Better Left Undone

I know I’m not the only one who tends to “overwork” paintings. Whether it’s in watercolor or oil, I’m constantly tweaking things when I should put down the brush and leave well enough alone. I’ve ruined countless paintings that way.

The Creative Spirit

Creativity is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. I suppose I’ve always been a creative individual, although at times I’ve doubted it. I recall the “creativity tests” that were popular back in the late 60’s and

The Creative Spirit

Creativity is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. I suppose I’ve always been a creative individual, although at times I’ve doubted it. I recall the “creativity tests” that were popular back in the late 60’s and

The Birds!

This little fellow is late to the “Draw-a-Bird” party this month, so he’ll be flapping his wings like crazy to catch up with the rest of the flock. I’ll be doing the same — playing catch-up on my Inktober prompts.

The Birds!

This little fellow is late to the “Draw-a-Bird” party this month, so he’ll be flapping his wings like crazy to catch up with the rest of the flock. I’ll be doing the same — playing catch-up on my Inktober prompts.

A Pleasant Rut :)

Do you ever find yourself “stuck in a rut” when it comes to your artwork? Doing the same thing, the same way…over and over again. I recently got into a rut, but it was actually quite a pleasant one. It

A Pleasant Rut :)

Do you ever find yourself “stuck in a rut” when it comes to your artwork? Doing the same thing, the same way…over and over again. I recently got into a rut, but it was actually quite a pleasant one. It

A Little Rough

Those of you who have become Facebook friends already know my exciting news. I’m going to be joining an art club. It’s a county-wide fine arts association which holds two art shows each year. I’m thrilled at the prospect of

A Little Rough

Those of you who have become Facebook friends already know my exciting news. I’m going to be joining an art club. It’s a county-wide fine arts association which holds two art shows each year. I’m thrilled at the prospect of

Re-do: Step 3

I hate it. That’s all I can say about how this painting turned out the second time around. Although I do like the skies, there’s nothing else about it that I’m pleased with. For some reason, I have problems with

Re-do: Step 3

I hate it. That’s all I can say about how this painting turned out the second time around. Although I do like the skies, there’s nothing else about it that I’m pleased with. For some reason, I have problems with