Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Background for a new Painting





I really like priming the canvas with yellow ochre when doing a sky piece. It seems to make the cobalt really pop. I also tone down the cobalt with a little ochre before I mix it with white too.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Boys and Girls










I did some ink sketches while laid up after surgery...both of them are very different.



Enter Spring - A Work in Progress


Spring is finally peeking it's head out from the abysmal winter here in the Ohio River Valley. I started tonight working with ochres and greens...a little cad. orange to brighten it.