Monday, July 31, 2017

Grizzly Bear

This here is Albert a sliver tip grizzly . He resides at Lions Tigers and Bears.
I did a wildlfe photography workshop there a while back and got some wonderful photos.

Albert is painted on a 16" x 20" canvas in oil, using pallet knife and brush.  I'm still working on this painting.

  Here it is for now:

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Ideas for new Bear Paintings

When I'm not painting, figuring out color and it's use, I enjoy the simplicity of drawing.
Drawing doesn't require so much preparation and space. I like to work large when I paint so drawing affords me the ability to work at my desk in my home rather then out in my studio.
I always have pencils available...different softness and create the darks and the lights...the movement and the shapes. The values....there is alot of value and values in drawings.

So here's a bear portrait :

Monday, July 10, 2017

More work on Free Bull

Working the colors.
Revisiting abstract and cubisim....working it into composition....

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Next painting A Free Bull

Here's a new painting I'm working on. I started it about 3 days ago.  It's another in the Rodeo series. This is a 30" x 40" oil on canvas.