Saturday, November 2, 2013

Stages of of a Little Painting

Below are three stages of a painting I just completed. Used an old photo of Annie that I have always liked.  I will enter it in the Art League Gallery small works exhibit for the month of November.
Hope it makes it in the show.

"Annie with Straw Hat" oil on canvas, 6"x6"

Costume Fever!

"Masquerade Over" oil on canvas (SOLD)
I love painting people in costume....love sequins and flowing gowns and glowing colors. Above is a painting of Laura that I completed a while ago. I entered it into the Art League Gallery in Alexandria for their October exhibit. The exhibit was called Body Language. She was sold the second day of the exhibit! Little sorry to see her go but happy she will give someone else viewing pleasure.

Drawing

So right now I am re-educating myself on the art of drawing. I am doing a lot of reading and examination of works that I find stunning by ot...