new painting 6.28.2016

new painting 6.28.2016

Here's my latest painting - a painting from a photograph of my love and I taken in the summer of 2012. Acrylic on stretched canvas, it measures 20 inches wide by 16 high. Originally I attempted to freehand draw our faces, but became frustrated with not being able to get the face detail proportions correct. [...]

baked 1.18.2016

baked 1.18.2016

I started this painting years ago, and mentioned it on this blog about one year ago, and I think I've finally finished it. I find calling a painting "finished" a difficult thing. There's always something I could touch up. Or fix. Or adjust. But at some point, I need to stop fiddling with the piece, [...]

back home 1.27.2015

back home 1.27.2015

I've been home for 3 days, after being away for 10. I didn't draw every single day while on the road, but am pleased with what I did accomplish. I took pencils, colored pencils, paper, and my small watercolor set, and sat down (almost) each day to draw or paint. Drawing and painting helped me [...]

painting 11.22.2014

painting 11.22.2014

I've completed a painting. At least I think it's complete. I can't think of a time I've NOT wanted to make minor adjustments to my pieces. My last painting was completed two years ago, so I'm darn happy that I am back at it! Here's a collection of four photos I took while I progressed [...]