I challenged myself in this painting with some drawing and perspective problems. It is a work in progress and I like to wait a few days to let the oils dry and have a fresh view of the painting.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
This is a straight on view which the challenge was to lead the viewer into the format. It is a busy mess of color and flat planes. I should have tried something simple, but I have learned as much from mistakes as successes.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Another 12 x 12 oil of the overcast May day in Ventura. I might go back in and cool the sky down in order to have it recede in the painting. This is about a 45 minute sketch.on a cool morning after checking the surf.
Vargas Circus, Overcast day 11x14" oil I love to paint bright colorful images on a cloudy day. Here is the first of many from the circus. It's been great working at this location where I have a chance to meet the performers and go the shows.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
George Scribner and I painted from the parking structure looking at the alley behind Main Street. I worked on this after laying it in. It has been donated to a fundraiser for the Children's Art Fund at Vita Art Center in Bell Arts. 12 x 12" oil on canvas board......