Friday, July 5, 2013

"Rock Bottom"

"Rock Bottom" 5x7 acrylic

I love these little trout studies. I think I need to go fishing to get more reference material! :)

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

"Harbor Sunset"

Quick block-in
I always set goals for myself when it comes to my art. The big goal on the immediate horizon is learning how to paint better skies. Skies can be dark and brooding, subtle and quiet, or explosively brilliant. They offer a chance to add a splash of color to a painting than might otherwise seem obnoxious.

From my days of fishing the Buffalo Harbor area many years ago, this study depicts a November sunset over Lake Erie. It is the first of hopefully many more studies aimed at pushing my art to the next level. 

"Harbor Sunset" 4x6 acrylic