So here is the second attempt on the Self-Portrait, with the hand fixed somewhat. Please don't hold back with your feedbacks. I want to see through the eyes of other people. :)
Look closely at the ball bearing. I am holding the ball in my left hand in the painting and painted myself as such. Hey! this counts as self portrait in my books… :). Please do provide your feedback, if you have any, to improve this painting. Thanks……Continue
ContinueAlthough I have only been painting for three years, I find myself in the curious position of having 5 paintings in 3 shows at the same time!
- two pieces are in the (Santa…
Nothing profound to say about this painting. Just trying to improve and trying to paint flowers. Flowers require careful attention to values. They are a little challenging.
This is available on Daily Paint Works for sale: …Continue
Plein Air Demo Step by Step
I use a homemade pochade box and camera tripod. All my supplies except the tripod pack into an Osprey (from REI) 22” carryon that can be wheeled, carried or used as a back pack. My tripod straps to the back of it. The carryon fits under airline seats and is very durable. There are plenty of straps on it to attach other equipment. The wheels work well if the ground is not too rough and it’s relatively comfortable on your…Continue
I'm working on a portrait for a 70th birthday -
I added the darks for his clothing and now must go back over his face -several times - to bring up the value.