Thursday, October 9, 2014

Happy Pumpkin!

"Happy Pumpkin" 10 x 14, oil on canvas
I call this little painting "Happy Pumpkin" because of the bright color contrast of orange and aqua---these days I am drawn to the turquoise, aqua colors...not sure why.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Third Stage of a Portrait From Previous Post

"Annie at the Met" oil on canvas 14 x 18
Well so glad to soften up this portrait. I love oil paint's ability to glow as you add layers. Of course it would be great to get it done alla prima but I suppose there would be a whole different look to it, if it were an alla prima painting.

David's Portrait

"Youth Resolute" (detail ) 24 x 30 inches, pencil, charcoal, pastel So I thought I would show the stages of the portrait of...