Category Archives: Studio painting

Covid Cove

Still hiding in my basement like most people. Usually my outdoor sketches end outside. I don’t usually use them for studio paintings. However, given the current situation and inability for us to get outside I’m taking the opportunity to try … Continue reading

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Oil Portrait Practice

Continuing to rehearse with oils, this time with a portrait sketch. I wasn’t sure where I wanted this to go. I just needed something to test the oil mediums I bought. I might as well paint pictures of my kids, … Continue reading

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Another

I did another studio oil from a small plein air watercolor from five years ago. I’m still not sure where these are going, but it’s kinda fun. 12×16”

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Studio Time

I’m starting to try to do more studio paintings from my field sketches again. This sketch is from September 2013. It’s tiny. Watercolor. This is the 12×16” oil on canvas I did over a couple of days worth of free … Continue reading

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Surfers End Again

I worked on this painting plein air for five visits. I then cleaned it up a lot at home out of my head remembering the experience of being there on the beach. This started a long time ago in my … Continue reading

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The End of Something Old Or The Beginning of Something New?

Sunset or sunrise? This painting is another one of my plein airs reworked and rescued from the trash. It has transformed from a sketch into a more controlled work. All changes to the plein air painting were done out of my … Continue reading

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Wall Study

This started as just a quick study to understand the color of the shadow part of that wall thinking it would help me try this with watercolor (which would allow me only one shot to get it right). It ended up … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Winter

I think this one is finally done. The plein air sketch for this was done in February 2015. We haven’t had ice like that since. So far this winter it hasn’t been very cold here, but my fingers are crossed … Continue reading

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Another Costume

Two more watercolor sketches today done from a model in costume. Not my best work but fun to play.

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Ballerina

A rare Sunday opportunity for me to paint from a model. She wore a ballerina outfit. I decided to do multiple sketches today instead of one long painting. Here they are in the order that I did them. The last one … Continue reading

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