Tuesday, August 2, 2011
I'm still working on the glazing process. This time I'll try my hand at some landscapes.Something simple with spatial shapes to make a great composition. This is my first preliminary sketch, done with colored pencils - layers of colors - simple design. Before I start the painting, I'll do at least two more designs. That way I can work on 3 or 4 paintings at one time. I can use the same mixed color more than once and while I'm waiting for one glaze to dry I can go to another painting.
I live on a lake, a small lake. It is man-made, forty plus years old, surrounded by small vacation homes that have since been converted into...
The paintings are simple and stark. I like the drama of the dark background against the bright flower colors. I don't usually paint ...