Under-paintings and works in-progress
Prelude / 2011-12 / oil on canvas / 80" x 95" Postlude / 2011-12 / oil on canvas / 80" x 95"
Views of the first several painting in-progress:
Photo credit: Delisa Myles
Here are some studio photos that show the large paintings in-progress. The under-paintings are completed in two steps, first laying down a wash and wiping away highlights, then building up dark and middle values.
Since returning from our trip to Spain a couple of months ago, I revisited the sunset and sunrise images, taking into consideration the color schemes in Goya's paintings that I viewed during our stay in Madrid (but I still haven't figured [...]
Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra (Study VII) / 2010 / gouache and gesso on paper / 8.5" x 10"
These are the final studies completed during our final week in Granada, Spain. I'm attempting to resolve the backgrounds in the daylight images. This week we're heading to Madrid and the Museo del Prado where I'll be looking at Goya's [...]
These are the first two paintings I made in Granada, using gouache for the first time and trying to get used to a tiny, travel-friendly scale. Also experimenting with tinted gesso. Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra (Study I) / 2010 [...]
I became more comfortable using gouache on the fire paintings and began to enjoy the small scale. These are the third and fourth studies completed during my second week in Granada. Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra (Study III) / 2010 [...]