Studio Views

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.      

2014-08-14T19:10:08-07:00January 28th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Studies XII and XIII

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 [...]

2014-08-14T19:10:43-07:00December 18th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

Background Studies VIII – XI

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 [...]

2014-08-14T19:10:56-07:00September 26th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

Studies I and II

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 [...]

2014-08-14T19:11:05-07:00September 13th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

Studies III and IV

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 [...]

2014-08-14T19:11:13-07:00September 13th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments