Category Archives: Freehand

Abstracts

IMG_0237 IMG_0239These are 2 of the several paintings I have done in the past week or so. I have a couple of running projects related to painting. First, is these abstracts. Second is I am learning watercolor. With all the forms of art I do, I have never done watercolor, it is foreign to me. IMG_0242

 

Both of these paintings have an aspect with lighting. They change drastically depending on the lighting you view them in. Even moving your head when viewing changes how they appear. It is one of my favorite things about them. IMG_0240

 

Abstracts are a challenge for me because although I tend to paint in a very impressionist and abstract style of imagery, my style is very realistic and representational. The combination can make it very challenging to judge when a painting is complete and what the focus is as I progress.

Cliff Dwelling
Cliff Dwelling
Unnamed as of yet
Unnamed as of yet

 

 

 

 

Cliff Dwelling
Cliff Dwelling

First, a painting. this is one of my favorites, a watercolor done based on the cliff dwellings I visited last year.

 

there is also a home project, mostly done. A shoji screen for the pantry we built recently. We still are changing one wall and have not done the door frames yet. I really like how the metal sheets came out in the center and on the frame above. This project completely changed about 4 times before getting this far.

 

 

The other is a painting developed when I was in Florida. Researching the older cultures in Mexico and Central America I designed this, using correct designs and architecture but mixed my own way.

 

I need to get my good camera working, this one is taking very pale images.

 

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