You’ve previously seen my initial “thumbnail” sketches for my current oil painting WIP — work in progress — and you’ve … More
Tag: Value studies
From the time I first began oil painting, I’ve been aware of how very different art looks up close as … More
Rocky Falls: Value Study
When I began my current project — Rocky Falls — I first made several small “value sketches” designed to help … More
The Cave in the Rock
In the coming days I’m going to be focusing more on light and shadow in my oil paintings, and that … More
The Worst Art Student in the World!
Sometimes I wish I were a real, true artist. I’m not, and I never will be. I do call myself “an … More
Right Idea — Wrong Execution
I’m going to start this post — as I so often do — far afield from the world of art. … 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.
Staying Within the Lines – Not
While I understand the blending technique and managed to create a three-dimensional sphere, I certainly haven’t yet mastered staying within the lines. As a result, my little sphere is a bit lopsided.