Posts Tagged: Values

The “Plane” Truth

I hesitate to speak much of truth when it comes to art. There really are no absolutes. We have guidelines to follow and maybe a few natural laws to keep in mind, such as those involving gravity, perspective, light, and the color

The “Plane” Truth

I hesitate to speak much of truth when it comes to art. There really are no absolutes. We have guidelines to follow and maybe a few natural laws to keep in mind, such as those involving gravity, perspective, light, and the color

The Great Mysteries of Art

I’ve always loved reading stories about art sleuths. You know, those dedicated individuals who track down stolen paintings or other works of art, and those, also, who set out to prove or disprove the authenticity of a newly-discovered painting or

The Great Mysteries of Art

I’ve always loved reading stories about art sleuths. You know, those dedicated individuals who track down stolen paintings or other works of art, and those, also, who set out to prove or disprove the authenticity of a newly-discovered painting or

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.

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.

Blame It on the Moon

As I worked at my easel, the painting really didn’t know what it wanted to be. At one point, it was turning into a seascape. At another time, it was just a hillside with mountains behind it

Blame It on the Moon

As I worked at my easel, the painting really didn’t know what it wanted to be. At one point, it was turning into a seascape. At another time, it was just a hillside with mountains behind it

A River Doesn’t Run Through It

Although this painting might look like others I’ve done, there were many things different about this one

A River Doesn’t Run Through It

Although this painting might look like others I’ve done, there were many things different about this one