Plein Air on my easel on Mt.Doug beach here on Vancouver Island
Saturday, May 04, 2019
I am chuffed that once again Cattle Point has delivered a nice painting for me out in the open - "Plein Air," as they say in France.
I was intrigued by the shapes of the trees even though it meant turning my back on the sea.
When it comes to composition I like a vertical (tree trunks); a horizontal (horizon line); a slope (pathway); and a rounded shape (albeit half the rock) -- great.
For sale if your accepted bid if is higher than 80 Canadian dollars. I really, really enjoyed this 'un!
Monday, April 29, 2019
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Friday, January 04, 2019
Thanks for your comment on this one. I did realize afterwards that it turned out well even tho it's so tiny 11cm x 16cm (or four-and-a-half inches by six-and-a-half inches) which if I try to sell it in an unframed double mat board, postage will be extra depending on where you reside.
My well-to-do friends can afford it. If someone really likes it he/she will find me on social media and contact me.
But back to "Willows Beach 2019" Nobody paints exactly like this, I'm modest when I say that the beauty that you see in this painting comes from within me - the actual scene is accurate (one can go here and recognize the place) but the treatment comes from within. This is me. The way I see life and my unique reaction painted on my watercolour painting paper.
This is the small B&W prep sketch I always do before commiting to paint:
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018
I used my fav compositional device = a strong vertical (tree); a definite horizontal (horizon line); an diagonal (slope of the background) and a circle (pumpkin).
circleI look for this composition every time I paint. If I don't find it, I'll use another compositional device - hey there are many!
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Anyway it has a romantic ring to it and I am romantic by nature.
Give it a click to see a bigger view.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Taking a gamble on one's prowess is good 'cos it stretches one...sssttrretchhh...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Sunday, July 08, 2018
Give it a CLICK for a slightly bigger view.