Sunday, September 18, 2011

San Luis Valley Colors (study)

San Luis Valley Colors
Oil 8x10

This is a study I did for a 30 x 40 painting I recently finished. Will post a photo of the larger painting soon.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Summer Aspen

Summer Aspen
Oil / Canvas
40" x 30"

A recent painting of an aspen tree I've always liked. My goal for this was to have thin paint in the background and really thick and dense impasto paint on the tree and foreground in order to create depth.

Detail pics below to see paint thickness and texture:

It's fun to find little abstract designs when you take detail pics.

Here's a side view to see the paint dimension