painting #1 Remembered landscape
The painting above is from a memory of a scene that I have been painting over and over again. It is actually at the North Yuba river but you wouldn’t know it by the way I simplify and abstract the elements.
I will be taking a short hiatus from painting while I am doggie sitting my Granddog. We have many plans for hiking, playing, watching tv, catching up with my reading, making new doggie friends. I am thinking about taking my art supplies but it might be too much of a hassle to take my watercolor equipment. I might do some research and take art books to study, we’ll see.
painting #2 North Yuba at Hall’s Ranch
I am undecided about this one, it is difficult to make sense of the rapids in this photo but in reality it is far better. I think that there is conflict about the focal area. But I do like the mood, let’s end on a positive note, right?
#3 Remembered landscape wip (I think!)
Another one, I did these in quick succession, hoping to thrust me into some imaginary land, creative muse on the mark, get set go mood.
painting #4 Remembered landscape of Lake Frances
Oh I wished that I could marry up the photo to my actual painting, I am very hard critic with my paintings but this one is beaming bright in my heart!
painting #5 Remembered landscape wip
This one I have yet to make some sense of various areas. I lost distinction of the river, I’ll work with it to get it to come alive.
painting #5 Abstract wip
I have no idea what this will be, who knows? I am not worried, I might get a sky or a landscape or both by the time I am finished with it. I wanted to include it just because I wanted to stress a point that sometimes a painting can be one that evolves over time. I might let it sit for a while and work on it once I get back to my studio. Or, I might turn it over and paint on the other side.
Until next Saturday, Happy Painting!!