Category Archives: Urban

Oil Try

I’ve been using oils lately and I’m wondering if I can do a multi-day plein air landscape with them so this is my first try.

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Unsure

This weekend I started a larger plein air (16×20″) in the city. I was unsure about it, my direction, my focus, etc. So I stopped and went home. I worked on it a little at home later that day from memory … Continue reading

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Reduction

I painted all the windows in the buildings while I was standing there, but when I got home I didn’t like them so I painted them out. I like it better reduced to simple shapes and wonder how much more … Continue reading

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Windy Alley

It was a little windy this morning and I thought maybe the wind wouldn’t be so bad if I could find an alley in the city. This one was pretty quick. After spending 3+ hours working from a model yesterday it felt … Continue reading

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Minivan on Mulberry at Midday

It was very beautiful here today so I painted in the city. Painted my minivan again. I think it’s about to become a series. acrylic, 10×20″ 

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Slow Return

I hadn’t painted outside in a while and I hadn’t used acrylics in a while. It was a slow adjustment this morning returning to both. Typically I edit a scene down to what specifically interests me about it. Today I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

A silent morning in the city. acrylic, 8×16″

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Quick Fox

We dashed through the zoo just before closing yesterday and I managed to do a few little drawings. Here is a swift fox drawn inside the Nocturnal House in near complete darkness.  Drawing the animals quickly as they move around … Continue reading

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City

This one is finally done. acrylic, 6×8″ 

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That Time of Year Again

It’s closing in on Halloween so I’m creeping around in cemeteries again. This morning was cold and windy and I wasn’t dressed properly so I spent most of my time shivering. Not my best painting but glad I went out. … Continue reading

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