Arrrr! Nearly a miss, it twerr!

Ahoy ye mateys! Near a’missed this special day. A talkin’ and spoke like the sea farin’ folk. For it be “talk like a pirate day” far from them boats, where we drink and we make some oversized boasts. Set yer gaze on this beauty, our sea worthy ship. A paintin’ so purty, makes yer eyesContinue reading “Arrrr! Nearly a miss, it twerr!”

Seeing the light…

So for the last year I have been working through the Evolve Artist program, an online, feedback driven education in art fundamentals and oil painting techniques. It is worth every penny. Pictured here is a 9×11 oil on canvas sheet painting based on a program provided reference image. This was done in a monochrome techniqueContinue reading “Seeing the light…”

A Landscape in Pastel

Welcome back to this art journey I’ve undertaken. After completing the flower pieces I talked about previously, I decided to try my hand at a landscape/sunset piece. I really love a good sunset and love to take photos of them as you are likely aware if you have followed along for awhile now, so IContinue reading “A Landscape in Pastel”

It’s Done! OK, nearly. Is artwork ever quite finished?

Added a bit more detail and cleanup of the background, and added some detail to the flower itself with the stamen and veining. Quite happy with the end result, (end result? well, maybe after I touch up that one shadow here…) Anyway, for comparison, here is the image of it I posted just a coupleContinue reading “It’s Done! OK, nearly. Is artwork ever quite finished?”