I don't know why it's been so hard for me to photograph these last two paintings...they're not as dark as the screen says they are. Luckily my friend Lindsey taught me lots of new camera tricks yesterday (yay!), maybe some of those will help.
I've been enjoying these little ocean scenes, it gave me a chance to try painting that sea green color. I discovered that viridian green was crucial for my...
This is a gift for my husband. We were walking along the beach one evening and he got really excited about "the monterey" but since I'm not an engineer I may never know why.
Oil on Ampersand Gessobord, 6x6 inches
not for sale
I did another one of these palette knife paintings today, I'm also working on a few other paintings...they'll be up soon. I'm not going to type much today, my wrist is killing me! and I have no idea why!
But if you need a laugh I recommend this post, I laughed so hard I cried and could hardly breath. Amazing.
Oil on canvas panel - 6x6 inches
I tried a little bit of a new technique for this one (I have big plans for very different paintings this week) I laid down a really dark base and then wiped out the lighter areas of my composition. I found this technique on this blog post, by an artist named Doug Braithwaite (the blog is written from the perspective of his wife, which I think is really great, sometimes I wish I never had to talk...
I found this little 4x8 canvas in my stash of painting materials and decided it would be perfect for this colorful little scene.
Oil on canvas panel, 4x8 inches
Also my new business cards came in! I don't live in Denver anymore so my last ones were a little outdated. I'm pretty happy with how they turned out. I also made magnets that I can include in packages I ship out. Yes, I was having fun...