June 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Self Portrait Hand

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.  :)


Added by Faisal Tariq on June 23, 2014 at 13:29 — 3 Comments

A Self Portrait

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……


Added by Faisal Tariq on June 22, 2014 at 2:18 — 2 Comments

Plein Air at Bethany Part

Added by Faisal Tariq on June 16, 2014 at 1:30 — 4 Comments

Goin' for a Three Fer

Although 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…

Added by Lanny Sherwin on June 14, 2014 at 11:13 — 2 Comments

White Flowers in a Vase

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:  …


Added by Faisal Tariq on June 12, 2014 at 14:00 — 3 Comments

Plein Air Landscape Step by Step Demo

Plein Air Demo Step by Step

My Setup:

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…


Added by Stuart J. Gourlay on June 12, 2014 at 0:37 — 25 Comments

graphite portrait wip post 4 - day 8

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.

day 4…


Added by Lori Ippolito on June 10, 2014 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

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