You’ve previously seen my initial “thumbnail” sketches for my current oil painting WIP — work in progress — and you’ve … More
My Old Bugaboo
I love words, and among the words I love best is bugaboo. It’s a playful-sounding word; it’s light-hearted, and it makes … More
Finding Value in Acrylics
I’m never going to be an acrylic artist, but along with toning canvases, I’m finding another good use for all the acrylic paints I have sitting by my easel.
The Old Gray Mare – Underpainting Value Study
As you know, lately I’ve been studying oil painting techniques, and my assignment yesterday was to take a photo reference and use it to complete an underpainting to show the values.
Don’t Even Ask
Usually when I’m learning a new medium, I take a slow but steady approach, doing my best to get the … More