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November 11, 2009

daily painting landscape panel sharonschock

Today's painting was much more successful, in my opinion. It was my first attempt at painting on a masonite panel. It had a very different feel than canvas, but I loved it. I chose another photograph that I took at the Santa Barbara courthouse, since I really liked how the other one turned out.


oil on panel, 6x6
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November 8, 2009

canvas panel daily painting landscape oil painting original oil painting sharonschock

oil on canvas panel, 5x7
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I'm going to try painting a few on hardboard. I think the texture of the canvas panel is really throwing off my groove. Maybe it will be amazing. Till tomorrow:

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November 4, 2009

canvas panel daily painting landscape night scene oil painting sharonschock

I thought I would try my hand at another night scene. It's not my favorite one, but I did learn a few things that will help me next time.

I'm working on a series of paintings now that will all be painted pretty quickly. I want the brushstrokes to be very loose, and I want the colors to be more vibrant than they would be in real life. I also want to chose subjects that have extreme dark and light...

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Snow day

canvas panel daily painting landscape oil painting original oil painting sharonschock

Last Thursday was a snow day, my first one ever. And I discovered that snow is much more fun when you get a day off work, and have unexpected time to pursue happier things.


oil on canvas panel, 6x6

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10-25-2009

canvas panel courthouse daily painting landscape oil painting sharonschock


I painted this from a photo I took at the Santa Barbara Courthouse, when Zach and I were there getting our marriage license. Mostly I just wanted to paint the sunlight on the bushes, it just looked fun to me.



oil on canvas, 6x6- sold

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