Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Kettle

I enjoyed painting
"Keeping the Home Fires Burning" so much that I decided to paint the kettle using a limited palette.
This is an 8"x8" acrylic on wrapped canvas.

Fire Still Burning

Here is the finished painting. Below is the photo of the source.
I had a difficult time showing the glow of the fire. I think it will be fun to challenge myself with painting fire.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Keeping the Home Fires Burning

This painting is unfinished and is put on for the Critique Challenge of the

Friday, November 11, 2011

Little Buddy

This antelope was hanging out with the one I posted below so I gathered that they had to be best buddies.
For some odd reason they liked to stay under the huge electrical lines. I decided they enjoyed the hum they give off, or it could be that they like to be in big open areas. Fun to watch.

Big Buddy


The Antelope live and thrive on the open fields in Arizona. They are swift animals, so fun to watch run.
This watercolor is unmatted and can be found for sale on my site.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Artichokes in Bloom

Oil on panel canvas

This is one of my first oils. When artichokes bloom, they look like big thistles. Amazing!