I went away on holiday, and it snowed here! I just caught the last day before it melted. Here’s the new set up! I forgot paper towels. Note assistance dog number two exiting stage south. Preparatory sketch and brush roll. I was aiming to keep the details loose, and capture the light in clear blocks […]
I was watching a youtube video by Stefan Baumann. And the video boils down to: if you want to get better at painting trees…. go paint trees. So that is what I did. I walked out my studio and dragged my stuff with me. I parked in front of a tree I knew would have […]
I used the same method of painting, and the same colour palette but I painted this based off one of my photos, and made it my own. Looking at my current painting practises I’ve developed my colour/tonal skills more this this painting, but I still use a credit card if I find my rendering of […]
Ive seen a lot of discussion about whether you should copy other artists work. At school and at any art classes i’ve attended we were always taught by copying an artists painting, do one of your own in that style. And no, the one you’ve just painted is not your image by copyright. I did […]
I’m pretty sure I’ve finished these three. On these I worked really hard on composition, tonal values and and my colours. Any comments and criticisms are welcome. From left to right: bird feeding tree, field shelter and hen house. Am I genius at naming things or what? And now I’m planning for the next ones….