Okay this was a tough one for me to paint. I took this photo out at a friends ranch. A fire in a tall industrial can was started but the wood was wet thus lot's of smoke.My colors were limited and it was hard for me to stay in all those grey/blue tones of smoke. So there is an occasional splash of color.
Okay this is a large 36" x 48" painting that I completed recently. I used big brushes to obtain textural variation and color. I painted this from a model I had in the Figurative class I've been attending.
This painting is from a class I've been taking on Figurative Painting . The model was placed under strong contrast lighting. We were to create a believable sense of space by incorporating components of the physical environment. Create atmospheric perspective using contrast and edges. So here it is