You’ve previously seen my initial “thumbnail” sketches for my current oil painting WIP — work in progress — and you’ve … More
I’m feeling a little discouraged this morning. It didn’t help at all that after my less-than-stellar results at the easel … More
I know yesterday’s post was a bit of a downer, but let’s put that aside for now. True, I struggle … More
I’ve learned a lot about art over the last 6 years. That’s how long it’s been, you see, since I … More
Maybe you’ve seen that movie — Knives Out — with Jamie Lee Curtis. We saw it last fall and enjoyed … More
I showed this painting before in its “nearly-finished” state. Since then, it’s been sitting on my drying shelf waiting for … More
“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”
I was asking myself earlier why I keep painting mountains when they are such a struggle for me. That, of course, is exactly why I keep painting them.
…one week isn’t long, but I have already learned a lot.
I love oil painting because I’m so surprised — and pleased — with the results I’ve achieved.
I should know better…right?
I feel as if I’ve found my artistic calling and passion.
I came across the term alla prima in the March issue of Artist’s magazine. I couldn’t recall ever hearing it … More