Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cold weather = staying indoors and painting.

What better way to spend the long winter months than hunkered indoors inhaling paint fumes? Right? Of course. Here are some paint sketches I've done over the past month, in addition to working on some commissioned paintings and some projects of my own:

sketch: jl, pink kimono, 2010, oil on paper

sketch: jw, kimono, 2011, oil on canvas panel

The following are a couple of sketches I did back when the weather was still condusive to outdoor painting:

quick color sketch of a tree in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC (from November, actually)

sketch: bridge in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC

More soon once I have some better photos of what I've been working on!

Monday, January 17, 2011

Eye sketch.

Here's one of many recent paint sketches I've done:

eye (m.b.), oil on panel, 2010, 8"x8"

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Christmas commission.

Hey! I've been busy painting and such - one thing I was working on before the Christmas holiday was a commissioned painting of a sweet little dog - here it is:

Millie, oil on panel, 14"x11", 2010

More soon!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

New year's elf.

Spent the first part of the new year with our cousin, hat-building. Here are the results: