Jun 12, 2022

Painting From a Photograph

This painting is based off of a photograph by Colin Woodward. 11x14 Stonehenge Aqua, hake, rigger, card, paper towel, squirrel mop, scraping tool. A large palette of colors that really weren't necessary (I was playing around a bit) and white gouache. I think I want this writeup to focus on how picturesque and beautiful the photograph I was working from was and how I translated it. I've been subscribing to the concept that what artists leave out and put in from an actual scene plays a... more

Apr 22, 2022

Tonalist Light Through Trees

Very excited about this experiment/ approach. 11x14 stonehenge aqua. Hake, rigger, card, towel, raw sienna, burnt umber, light red oxide, ultramarine, phthalo blue, paynes grey. This painting was inspired by the sunsetting in my backyard when I was mowing. The backyard doesnt look like this...(I wish! (oh and I wouldnt mow!)) but it inspired two thoughts. Bright light behind dark foliage, as well as how to achieve this without it simply looking like a white background with a black painted on... more

Apr 20, 2022

A go with Phthalo Blue!

11x14 Stonehenge Aqua. Hake, rigger, scraper. Lemon Yellow, Raw Sienna, Burnt sienna, Burnt Umber, light red oxide, Phthalo Blue, Paynes Grey. Another focus on Phthalo Blue...but halfway into the painting I realized I hadnt used any phthalo blue! I mapped out the landscape with burnt sienna and raw sienna, using paynes grey to plan out my darks. I created the sky using raw sienna, light red oxide and paynes grey. When I finally remember to use Phthalo Blue :P I mixed it with a variety of earth... more

Apr 02, 2022

My 600th painting video!!!

My 600th video!!!Materials: Hake, Rigger, Scraper, Magic Eraser. Towel. Raw Sienna, Burnt sienna, Burnt Umber, Light Red Oxide, Ultramarine Blue, Paynes Grey. 11x14 Stonehenge Aqua.This scene was painting from memory (I've painted and photographed it so much ;P) I overlayed a darkroom print I made so you can see the original scene vs how Ive changed it around over time.I think the most interesting tool for this painting was the magic eraser. A few years ago I purchased a bulk pack of... more

Mar 04, 2022

Timelapse: Painting with a 4 inch wide Brush!

https://youtu.be/awIpp6EbIVw

Mar 01, 2022

Eccentric Mardi Gras Parade Self Portrait

I'm really glad I figured out how to make easy timelapses of my longer videos! I hope yall enjoy all the different formats! https://youtu.be/NcaS8C8Ug08

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