Tag Archives: work in progress
Not worrying about accurate shapes at this point, still working out the lights and darks. Trial and error painting background.
The afternoon sun cast a long shadow on the sidewalk in front of me as I walked home.
What would it feel like for a gargoyle to get to the other side, the inside, of a stained glass window?
I remember the first time I ever tried to draw a smile, when I was about five years old. First I drew the crescent shaped open mouth. So far, so good. Then I drew a bunch of up-and-down lines for … Continue reading
Across the main lawn of the park you can see a giant magnolia that used to stand next to a giant oak. But that oak has fallen and been cleared away.
I started off wanting to make sense of a tangle of trees and shrubs in the shade, but like insistent siblings, two trees in the sunlight took over the composition.
It’s dawned on me that I’m painting a series on Dimond Park, just because I spend so much time there with Shadow. Here are some painting starts, where I begin translating the sketches into paintings by blocking in the big … Continue reading
Climbing up another hiking trail in Joaquin Miller Park.
Cresting a trail through Joaquin Miller Park.
Getting close to a finish on this one.