Ever Feel Like the Sky is Trying to Tell Us Something?
oil on panel
No I am not wearing my tin foil hat. But truly, think about it. They sky is ever changing. Sometimes quite dramatically. Quite the show on a regular basis. When I look at the sky, especially for us land locked folks, I imagine it's vastness like the ocean above us.
Nanu Nanu! May the Force be with You! I want to believe! live long and prooster! to infinity and beyond! for my geekly friends ;)
I enjoyed painting at the Spring Mill State Park over the weekend. This historic pioneer village was established in the early 1800's. Natural springs enabled the saw mill, grist mill and wool mill toryn year round since the water never froze. The village even had a distillery. I really
We went camping and my husband insisted I bring my easel. I usually bring a sketch book or little water color set but this is a family trip and I didn't want to focus on me painting. My family is so supportive. Thank you Love!
The colors in real life are so much more than any camera can relay. I have painted plein air for years but I tend to spend more time in the studio due to convenience. So getting out and plein air painting is such a valuable link to success in the studio.
The October sunsets have been so crisp and clear. I had to stop my car and take some pictures last night while driving home.
I have noticed my laptop monitor does not do some of my paintings justice. The colors are faded. My smartphone images are much truer to the original paintings. Ugh. I will have to check the settings on my monitor. Please keep this in mind when you are looking at digital images. They may vary from one to the next.
My daughter and I were on our way to the movies and as I pulled up to an intersection I noticed the sun on the clouds. I handed my phone to her without saying a word. She proceeded to snap pics for me the whole way there. You could say this happens often, even my 8 year old knows this protocol :D It's a family effort. Thanks kids!
So nice to paint on a larger scale. The low light at sunset made the shapes of the landscape big and somewhat flat. I used broad brushstrokes and tried to move quickly and precisely in order to keep it simple and bold.
I am accepting offers on this one so just drop me a message. Don't be shy. This standard size makes for easy framing. Most frames on the shelf could work if you remove the glass and pop this 1/4" thick panel into the back.