Wednesday, July 31, 2013

love the twist

a great model who has not visited the Tuesday Night Group for a year or so is Tara. she always seems to do an amazing pose and often it is because of a twist she makes that puts tension in her body. here are paintings from two different session she did for us in july:

both are acrylic on canvas paper, 16x20

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

what to do with extra paint

i often end a painting session with excess paint on my palette. as someone who hates to waste resources, i often will smear it onto a blank canvas to use as a starting point for next time. this time, the color scheme made me think of a peaceful scene, so i made this:

it's thicker paint than i usually apply, but it was a lot of fun. it's not finished, but i will probably set it aside for a while before i am inspired to add to it.

oil on canvas board, 9x12

Friday, July 5, 2013

july 4th

i ran down to the studio on july 4th to do this:

oil on canvas board, 16x20.