Painting on paper. Trying out some paper made for oil paint. A little weird, but nice for a quick painting.
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Day of the dead parade. Nov 2nd.
First impressions of New Orleans is wow! Beautiful! I have never been here before. I think I’m having a “love at first sight” thing happening. We are staying in an air B&B place just outside the French Quarter. After dropping … Continue reading
I tried a new oil painting medium recently. It has put me in painting hell. Initially I thought this medium was pretty nice. The paint seemed to like it, it had a nice viscosity that didn’t fight my application of … Continue reading
Ok, so ’tis the season to be Spider-Man and all that. New York Comic con was awesome for costumes. They get more elaborate and creative and diverse every year. I think everyone in New York City should dress up in … Continue reading
Drinking a stimulant like coffee seems opposed to relaxing. In this case I had just finished working out at the gym, so the “act” of inactivity while sipping a hot beverage in the secluded back area of a coffee shop … Continue reading
This one is a beast. A little larger and a lot more intricate. The danger for me is tightening things too much. I am trying to keep it loose and painterly. I’m experimenting with the back and forth of tighter … Continue reading
Worked this up from some drawings in my sketch pad. I carry reference of my models on my phone all the time. I also have my sketch pad with me at all times. So every coffee shop visit can be … Continue reading
The progress on these two paintings is probably too subtle for my stupid IPhone camera to pick up.