Saturday, September 17, 2011
This scene looked like a painting done by Monet or Renoir! (I'm sure both artists used Photographs as reference).
The Venice canal zone is a peaceful place, surrounded by urban calamity; kind of like the Shire in Lord of the Rings, neighboring the hoards of Mordor .
Being near water calms the mind, but never mind.
Friday, September 16, 2011
I kept to myself, and didn't make eye contact with him as I didn't want to provoke a confrontation. Who knows what would have happened.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
Every Painting is a Work in Progress. Nature isn't always cooperative, and some times it is in need of an adjustment or two. That's where I come in; to tweak a branch, enhance, eliminate, delineate a subject. It's all to fit my aesthetic...(what ever that may be).
Mission Roses (Painted for the 225th Anniversary of the Santa Barbara Mission
14x18 oil/canvas 2011