Thursday, December 23, 2010

Portrait of Rachel

"Rachel " is a beautiful young woman who I recently had the pleasure to paint.

This is a commission to be given to Rachel's mom for Christmas.

It is an 11" x 14" oil on canvas board.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Yet another Painting

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.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Large Painting of Model

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.

So here it is.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A new Painting

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