Tuesday, November 29, 2016

"Chicken a la Impasto" 6x8 oil

Very often I paint something really small and then later I intentionally paint a larger version of it. This was the case of my son's free range chickens. He has the miniature painting on a tiny easel in his kitchen. This time I really ladled on the thick impasto and let loose. Voila - chicken a la impasto!

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Raptor Two - conté pencil on pastel paper 10 x 12

I had drawn this image before but it disappeared - so I'm doing it again. Conté pencil on Canson pastel paper. I like the wildness of the bird AND the gesture drawing. Wild, but a good bird.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

"Cook-a-look" line and wash, felt-tip pen and w/c 4x6 inches

Based on a ceramic chicken I saw at a friend's house - it made a good sketch in line and wash. Small hey - 4 x 6 inches.

Saturday, November 05, 2016

"Lynn's Barn" oil 11x14

My friend Lynn is developing this newly-acquired property on Vancouver Island - yippee it's red. I left out some stuff like excess trees and other texture but they say less is MORE!

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