Tag Archives: leaves
I’ve been looking at the work of different painters I admire (Manet, some contemporaries and Emil Carlsen in particular) to understand not only how they achieve realism, but also a sense of harmony or quietude in their work. I notice … Continue reading
A still life with white pumpkin, gourds and mums to celebrate the recent cool weather – finally! The painting is a 12×16 oil on panel. It was painted in two sessions.
Playing here with complementary colors, textures (glass, fabric) and a selection of flowers from our backyard… This is an oil painting on panel and measures 11×14.
I read that the Lotus is a symbol of purity and beauty in many eastern religions. Painting with MOPAPA at Tower Grove Park in STL this morning, I can understand the reverence for these amazing plants. The delicately colored flowers … Continue reading
16×16 oil painting on panel – three versions. I’ve had some fun with this piece. Thanks for suggestions from my friends Tatyana, Jan, Maggie, et al!
Painted again with MOPAPA this morning in Forest Park – St. Louis. I was trying to capture the backlit leaves of this tree. They were glowing with warm, September sunlight and color. What a beautiful day to paint. Thanks to … Continue reading