Grizzly Bear painting in progress shot and finished!!

In progress ~ almost done! Finito!! Big Mac ~ 30″ x 40″ oil on canvas I took a very long break on this guy… Sometimes, when I have had a bad relationship with a painting, I need to hide it for a while and come back to it with fresh eyes. When I’m struggling, allContinue reading “Grizzly Bear painting in progress shot and finished!!”

Grizzly Bear Wildlife Painting Demo – Day 2

Okay…on to day 2. It doesn’t look like I’ve accomplished a heck of a lot yet…just my hubby snapping pics…Like my studio? Lol! It’s my kitchen. It has the best light in the house. I do have a proper “studio” set up downstairs, but I never paint down there. It feels too much like aContinue reading “Grizzly Bear Wildlife Painting Demo – Day 2”

In Progress Wildlife Grizzly Bear Painting

The sketch–I use willow or vine charcoal to lay in the drawing…I fill in all the details because it helps me learn my way around the bear. Even though the drawing will be obliterated, my hand and brain still “remember” those little detail lines. When using reference photos and a large format, I grid theContinue reading “In Progress Wildlife Grizzly Bear Painting”