Month: December 2009

Watson’s Pinnacle

Size: 12″x9″ Medium: Oil on Panel Working Title: Study for “Watson’s Pinnacle” 12/16/09  This is a study for a larger painting. It is loosely based off of an old sketch that Robert gave me – hence the name. I think this piece has some interesting color combinations and the clouds came out well. I typically don’t …

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Sins of the Father

Size: 11.5″x9.5″ Medium: Oil on Panel Working Title: Study for “Sins of the Father” 12/15/09  When you have an idea for a larger piece, and want to work out some of the details first, you can create what is referred to as a “Study”. A “Study” is just a smaller version of a the idea, and …

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Devil’s Bridge

Size: 16″x20″ Medium: Oil on Canvas Working Title: Devil’s Bridge 7/11/09  With this piece I wanted to create a faded, watercolor look (without trying to remember how to paint with watercolors!), so I underpainted with Liquid White painted the foreground over the wet canvas to soften the colors. 12/14/09  I’ve added the foreground  here and I …

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Memories Lost

Size: 24″x30″ Medium: Oil on Canvas Working Title: Memories Lost 12/2/09  Typical underpainting with Red Acrylic. The background has been added, along with the peaceful green water. 12/8/09 The buildings with the Spanish roof tiles added. I really like the dark shadows that add contrast. he wooden dock is dropped in. I intentionally kept this …

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Size: 20″x16″ Medium: Oil on Canvas Working Title: Jackson 9/22/09  Third piece in the series. Got all this done in one sitting… Still have the hand to do and some fine details. Who knows if it will ever get done tho’… 12/8/09  Okay… I finally got back to this one. I finished the hand and some …

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