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Thursday, November 20, 2014

A Portrait in Progress


Detail of eyes

20"x16" Oil on Canvas

"Beach Comber" (little Boy) SOLD

5"x7" Oil on Linen Panel  SOLD

Some Recent Little Paintings

 "Sullivan's Island Light House and Sea Oats" 6"x8" Oil on Linen Panel   sold
"Sullivan's Island Lighthouse II" 7"x5" Oil on Linen Panel

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

"Portrait of Noah & Corley" final

20"x24" Oil on GessoBord brand panel

I worked out Noah's face and their surroundings a bit more.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

"Rising With The Sun" SOLD

6"x8" Oil on Linen Panel   SOLD

This is a little Plein Air Painting I did Alla Prima today.  I brought it home and haven't touched it.

We were standing at the top of the Majestic Square Parking Garage, downtown Charleston.  The weather was so nice; much nicer than the chillier temperatures we had been experiencing the past couple of days.  So nice, in fact, that I could have dressed for summer weather.

It's uncertain whether or not I'll go back into this to "beef" up the structure of the closest steeple; as I like its freshness even if the drawing isn't perfect.  Lately, I've been challenging myself to "loosen up" and leave the "fresh" brush stroke alone.  I'm not so much out for perfection of drawing but of the brush work.  If the brush stroke and hue are right, the drawing will take care of itself.