Journal excerpt 12/26/11 Image: Pond Study 18, pastel on paper, 7″ x 11″ The holidays have come and gone, but yet we wait for a significant snowfall. What dusting was received last week is now long gone. The pond has become bare and boring. I find myself waiting for something to happen- anything. The browns, [...]
Monthly Archives: December 2011
This most resent piece is based on a photo of the Humboldt Park lily pond taken about a month ago. This was actually the second time I painted from this photo. This piece began as a demonstration piece for my intro to oil painting class. The painting is larger (11″ x 14″). Also, you will [...]
This is a drawing, a chalk pastel, and an oil painting done over the last two weeks. All reference the same photo The original photo was taken a few months ago, obviously before fall was in full swing. The image is titled The Yellow Line after the thick band of sunlight that breaks free of the treeline and runs at an angle across the picture plane.