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Lake Trees II - Palette knife painting - 4x8

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Another little palette knife painting for today. I still have a couple of commissions to finish, I'd better get to work!

Oil on canvas panel, 4x8 inches
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Sunrise in the Park - Carpinteria Oil Painting - 18x36

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Dropped off my paintings this morning :) I had just enough to fill the spaces and even a couple to spare. The show runs through November 22nd, that's a long time! So stop by Corktree Cellars if you're in the area :)
Here's another one of the paintings I did for the show, it's huge and I love it!

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Oil on canvas, 18x36 inches
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The Summer's Hottest Day - Landscape Oil Painting - 12x12

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Not a lot to say about this one, I was drawn to this scene because of the dark shadows in the trees, and the shadows on the otherwise very bright green grass. And that blueish building in the distance added a nice break in the green/white/yellow color scheme.

Oil on hardboard panel, 12x12 inches

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Lake Trees - Palette knife painting - 6x12

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This is what I've been trying to get at all's just what I wanted from a knife painting. Getting away from the canvas panels really helped, I thought the canvas texture would be good for this type of painting...but I just don't like it, it gets in my way.

Oil on cradled panel, 3/8" deep, 6x12 inches

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Palette Knife Paintings...I forgot it was fun.

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It's probably been 6 years since I've done a palette knife painting, but yesterday I saw this painting and it inspired me to try it out again. I just loved how it was sort of representational but abstract at the same time. I loved the broad green color and how juicy the whole thing looked...I could just stare at it forever.

So in response I painted these two pieces, I like the first one a lot...

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