Another “View From Chatham”, 9×12″, oil on panel … different time of day and different combination of colors.
View of Fredericksburg From Chatham Manor, 9×12″, oil on panel
Here’s the finished portrait of Grace, 16×20″, oil on board:
“Hanover and Princess Anne”, 9″x12″, oil on panel, plein-air
It’s always good to cross-pollinate with other creatives and I was more than happy to answer a few questions about my art work from my writer friend Jenna Veazey:
I have three beautiful 18″x36″ hardboard panels waiting to be painted and I think I will continue with the Greek myth theme I have been working on for the past few years but focus specifically on Homer’s The Odyssey. I know I have tried variations of “The Sirens” in the past, but I am hoping the different aspect ration of my painting surface will help me to envision it in a unique way. I am also going to use the “Golden Ratio” compositional device implemented by Da Vinci and other Renaissance artist in helping me to fine tune my composition. Here are a few more thumbnail compositions:
And with most of my previous painting projects, I like to see how other artist have tackled the same subject:
Here’s a quick sketch done at work after a long hard week.
“Guardian of Knowledge”, 5″x5″, ballpoint pen on paper