I have been working on a series for a special exhibit that took place in November. I needed to paint … More
This is the eleventh of my contemporary forests series. The previous paintings of the series can be viewed … More
Well, the three charity shows of November are over. These causes are very important to me. I am very happy … More
This is the eight and nine paintings of a series of small contemporary forests I am working on. … More
Here are some thoughts on varnishing and finishing a painting. When the time comes to finish a painting, my varnish … More
Tackling one subject only and walking that fine line between realism and abstraction is no easy feat. I find myself wanting to move more and more towards realism, closer to what I used to do. My choice of working in only three colors doesn’t make things any easier but it was my decision for this series.
In between working on the 10 X 10 series, I also completed another two square paintings, these being 12 X … More
As I am tackling numbers 7 to 12, I am hoping to look at the subject with new eyes and find new ways to design my contemporary forests. Some things I could explore are putting more emphasis on shapes or changing the color relationships.
As mentioned in my previous post, after these paintings, it seems like I’ve run out of ideas to depict my contemporary forests in primary colors. Despite wanting to, I won’t give in and change either my subject or the colors I decided to use (how tempting).
This is the fourth of a series of small contemporary forests I am working on. The previous painting of the … More