For this picture, I worked from my car on what was obviously a much warmer day than this one. Today is Jan. 13th and its around 7 degrees Fahrenheit, too cold to do much more than try to finish some coffeeshop pictures. Who wouldn't want to be in a nice warm cafe on a gray… Continue reading Dickinson St. Looking North
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 35 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Continue reading 2013 in review
Another out door watercolor (from my car—temperature in the teens). I liked the way the buildings stacked up.
Here’s the finished painting! I really had a lot of fun painting this picture and I’m proud of the result. Now two weeks off and then another 5-week session. Michael wants the class to do a picture with a color scheme, so I’m working on finding objects. Right now it’s going to be rose and… Continue reading Still Life Done!
I had a great class last night. As often happens, last week was terrible–I painted the background on the left of the picture a color that was too close to the color used in the bottle and therefore too warm, making the background not recede enough. Then I painted it over with a cooler color,… Continue reading New Still Life, Part II