Thursday, April 29, 2010

Morning Walk

This painting is for the CALYPSO MOON ARTIST MOVEMENT Blog challenge, Title for this month is The Secret Garden, since I don't have an enclosed sanctuary I painted the challenge from my daily walk, up Mt. David. It is the view from the top, painted in oil on a 16 by 20 canvas.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Dear Bird by William Bouguerau (1867)

Here is a copy of William Bouguereau's DEAR BIRD, I painted in oil on a 20 by 16 canvas,
He is one of my favorite painters, this painting was for the FOLLOWING THE MASTERS Blog, a monthly painting challenge.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

WDE Apr 23 Vernazza

My entry for the WETCANVAS forum, done in acrylic on a 10 by 8 canvas board in 2 hours,(one of the rules), makes me think of our walks in the Cinque Terre region of Italy

Monday, April 19, 2010

Sunrise on Mount Pisgah

Painted from a photo taken, while hiking with my dear friend, retired art teacher Bruce Dean. Painted in oil on a 9 by 12 canvas panel

Another view from the Canary Island

This is a painting from a photo I found on Googlemaps while surfing for the virtual paintout challenge. It is painted in oil, on a 14 by 11 canvas.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Paint and Draw together Challenge

A new challenge I found on the web, put on by Lela Stankovic, the rules and reference photo are on her Blog at:
This is my attempt in oil on a 11 by 14 masonite board.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Waikiki Surfer

Painted in oil on a 18 by 24 canvas, from a photo taken on our last visit to Oahu

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Still Life with teapot

Here is the latest challenge from rookiepainter, i painted the still life with oil on 12 by 11 canvas, the reference photo can be found on his website.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Sailing Vessel, Sea Cloud in the harbour of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands

I painted this oil painting for "The Virtual Paintout" put on by Bill Guffey, he features monthly challenges from locations around the globe, this month he chose the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean. We use Google street view to find a subject.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

St. Martins harbour at low tide

This was also a photo from this weeks Wetcanvas challenge, it is painted in oil on a 8 by 16 masonite panel I had around, I went a little over my 2 hour limit.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

View of Clyde River

I did this little 8 by 10 painting in oil, for the Wetcanvas challenge, it took about 1 1/2 hours, there is a 2 hour time limit, to finish the challenge.