Studies for paintings: art archive

Here are some sketchbook studies from some years ago. Two of these (above right and farther below) turned into oil paintings (working in thin glazes) on wood panels, frames painted to match. In the case of the studies (second set in particular), I believe the finished pieces lost something in the translations; the faces are more… Continue reading Studies for paintings: art archive

a stand of trees in winter

Here's a new painting on more cedar in progress (in triplicate). I'm not quite decided on whether the ground will simply be covered in snow, or whether it will be a snowscape covered in golden leaves. I'll post it when it's finished; maybe take a few more shots as it progresses. It's nearly 60º today,… Continue reading a stand of trees in winter