Category Archives: Works-in-progress

Day 4

Next week I’ll just resolve that lower left corner and I’ll be done.

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Continuing

This was Day 2: This was Day 3. Here I’ve mostly just refined the tree in the foreground because the sun didn’t come outĀ until I was packing up to leave.

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It’s Time

I did a plein air sketch from this spot in September 2013 that is the basis for this painting. I visited the site in the summer but the sun was wrong so I had to wait until September. This is … Continue reading

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Sketchbook

Here are some practice pages I do in my sketchbook. Nothing fancy. Just playing. It’s important for me to do things like this. I experiment. Trial and error. It’s how I learn.

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Day 9

Still at this one. All morning working on just the field. Progressing very slowly and losing interest. And this is my palette. All the other colors were untouched but the yellow was mobbed.

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Day 7

I’m a very patient person, but I’m growing impatient waiting for the fields to regrow so I went out this morning to get started on the field anyway. I’m eager to wrap up this painting so I canĀ start another one. … Continue reading

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Day 4

This was my fourth visit. It was cut short by a call from summer camp requesting I pick up one of our campers. More visits to come. It’s getting there…. slowly. Every time I visit it looks different and I … Continue reading

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Day 2

After a really horrible day yesterday I needed a couple of hours of painting to try and cope so I headed back out with this one for session #2. They had just mowed the fields so that freed me to … Continue reading

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Slowly

This is very slowly nearing completion.

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Futility

This seemed a bit futile but a bit fun also. I took a big 36×48″ canvas that I’ve been working on back to the location where I did the sketch last fall (or maybe the year before?). I’ve been using … Continue reading

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