Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Still Life in My Studio

A while ago, I made a still life platform/box in order to filter light the way I would like. I got the idea and specs online from another artist though I am not sure I can recall who. It's been great to set things on this and shine my lighting through the top, side while draping curtains to enable me to control the light somewhat. Here is a little set-up that I am currently working on.




Saturday, July 9, 2016

Connected

This little painting is so much more pretty in real life. Photos just don't pick up all the nuances of values. I like the idea of being connected. Vine tomatoes last a bit longer than those not on the vine...reminding us that we all need connection! :)​ People are indeed more important than things but there are also times when we artists feel a deep connection through the creative process.
"Connected" oil on canvas, 6 x 6 inches

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...