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”

A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach – unfinished, maybe–12″x16″ oil Okay…this is what I’ve been working on for a few days. The color isn’t the best in the photo. The sand looks the same color as his skin, and that’s not the case. It’s actually a lot lighter. I don’t know if I’m happy with itContinue reading “A Day at the Beach”

A Farmer’s Work…

In the past few years, I’ve become increasingly more interested in natural, sustainable eating and health. This image from Wetcanvas spoke to me of going back to the natural, safe way of eating…hard work, and “real life” instead of the pounding onslaught of consumerism. I want to have a better life. One where we slowContinue reading “A Farmer’s Work…”