On this venture of mine I plan to do a number of things. To post paintings which are for sale...to post a daily painting...and show some works in progress( demos). The art will be in Oils with an Acrylic sneaking in now and then.
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Shop Till Ya Drop
Oil on 5x7 hardboard.
This is my submission to the Weekend Drawing Event at Wet Canvas. The reference photo was provided by the gracious hostess, Maureen. These shoppers are actually in Oxford England, but they could be from Anywheresville, USA.
I had to fight off a little trepidation to finally pick the Oxford shoppers. But, as it turned out, I'm glad I pushed myself and did this one. It was a lot of fun. I must give some credit to Karin Jurick and her DSFDF for nudging me into doing more figuratives.
I first used black gesso with a touch of pthalo blue thrown in to make it darker.
Available This painting has been placed on Etsy. Click here to view or purchase.
I enjoy painting all subjects. To cause a viewer to pause and see the beauty in even a mundane object. But I must admit my special interest is animals of all sorts.
While I did attend the Columbus College of Art And Design for one year, I am largely self taught. My main contemporary influences are Richard Schmid and Scott Burdick.
Hope you enjoy my art, and please feel free to comment, or email me ...I'd love to hear your questions or thoughts!