Today in the Studio May 31, 2018


Interesting how ideas evolve. This is a sketch I did on site. It’s a segment of the creek that I thought was interesting. Then I took it back to the studio, thinking that the creek would do well with a palette knife. This is that look:

IMG_6185 It’s a very textured piece which you can’t really tell from the photo. Then I decided that what I liked most about the creek was the lighting on the reeds. So I did this:

IMG_6186 I’m still working on the next painting but it uses the same technique as the reeds:

IMG_6187  Have to say I’m really enjoying this style. And all from a horrible sketch of the creek! 🙂