Weekly Painting Week 14- Value Scale, Tonal Painting, Shades of Grey, Grey Scale

Getting the colors right- check. Getting the tones right? Not so easy. Draw a good drawing, paint in Greyscale, then add color. Wow. Here is a painting using black and white only. I used Gamblin radiant white for the pearls and some highlights, otherwise it is plain old titanium. walk to the opera

Weekly Painting Week 13- The Spirit of Painting



This is another painting that painted itself. Started as clouds on a beach. I thought of an old friend who walked in the forests of Oregon and the trees started to emerge, then a path in the center of the forest opened up. When I was done, I did not go back and clean it up. The spirit has spoken.