Author Archives: dwagnerart

Plein Air in Faust Park – Chesterfield, MO

This is a plein air piece from last Saturday. I met my good friend Jan at Faust Park. We hadn’t painted together for some time so it was a very enjoyable outing and it made my day. We talked almost … Continue reading

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Dried Sunflower Head

Our extra-large sunflowers are popular with the critters this year. I managed to save this half-eaten head before the squirrel got every last sunflower seed. It makes a pretty dramatic subject for a drawing. The drawing is roughly 14×11, pencil … Continue reading

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Late Summer

A late Summer still life of one of the last of the sunflowers in our garden. I painted this over a still life “fail” from earlier this year. The background has remnants of that prior painting, giving this one more … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Migration

We’ve had so many hummingbirds at our feeders this past couple of weeks, I’m starting to dream about them. So, it had to work itself out as a painting! This is a 9×12 oil on panel.

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Summer Still Life

A work-in-progress. The drawing needs some correction on this one! When finished, the painting will be a 9×12 oil on panel. I’ll be working on the ellipse of the plate and the table. I’m enjoying leaving the background partly unfinished … Continue reading

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Summer, cont’d.

Another still life today. Our weather continues to be hot and humid so I’m working inside to preserve my health and sanity! I have lots of great Summer subjects to paint. Here are two welcome signs of warm weather – … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers

This is an arrangement of flowers from our backyard. Our gardens are a bit weedy this year because I give up on them in the heat. There are still a lot of beautiful plants and weeds to collect. I’ve included … Continue reading

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Pokeweed

This is a graphite drawing and measures roughly 11×16 on Strathmore paper.

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Summer Drawing – Daylily

This is not my best photo, but I haven’t posted for awhile and wanted to get this up today. This is graphite on Strathmore paper and measures roughly 11×15.

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More Koi

Another Koi painting. I’m enjoying depicting the many colors and patterns of these beautiful fish. This painting is a 12×16 oil on panel.

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