Friday, September 19, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.475

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will be continuing with the painting of the Cape May bungalow. The photo that I am using is seen directly below. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 6 inch by 6 inch gallery-wrapped canvas.

When last seen, the painting appeared as it does in the photo directly below.

I started by painting some the lines of the main elements. The house and tree lines were done in a dark blue. I've applied the same color to the street. The two cars each received a layer of paint without any outlines. Note that these colors are just what were handy at the time and do not reflect what will appear in the final version.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have a more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.474

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will be starting a new painting. This is another scene from Cape May, New Jersey. The photo seen directly below shows an old bungalow a couple of blocks from the beach. The painting will include the 2 Saabs seen at the curb. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 6 inch by 6 inch gallery-wrapped canvas.

I started with a grid and began to sketch the scene. Note that the same grid is applied to the original photo. In this way, I can place all the elements as they are seen in the original photo. No paint yet but there will be plenty next week.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have a more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.

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Friday, September 05, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.473

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will continuing with the painting of the Goshen, New York house. The photo that I am using is seen directly below. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 4 inch by 4 inch gallery-wrapped canvas.

When last seen, the painting appeared as it does in the photo seen directly below.

Since that time I have continued to work on the painting.

Note that this week's final photo (below) has saturated the colors just a bit. About that photo, the sky has received more paint. It is now more strongly yellow as well as the house. I have added the details of the gable ends. The base has been painted below the bay window on the first floor left. I've attempted to carry the shadows and highlights onto the windows from the siding. The painting is now done.

My experiment of painting with a fair amount of detail on a very small canvas seems to have worked out well. I'm pleased with the result and will definitely do another one sometime soon.

The current and final state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have a new painting to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.472

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will continuing with the painting of the Goshen, New York house. The photo that I am using is seen directly below. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 4 inch by 4 inch gallery-wrapped canvas.

When last seen, the painting appeared as it does in the photo seen directly below.

Since that time I have continued to work on the painting.

Things have changed quite a bit for this week's cycle. Starting at the top, the sky has received some further paint. It's a bit blotchy and will likely receive some futher attention. Down to the roof and chimneys, these now have some highlights and shadows. I've still got some pencil lines showing so further work is in order. The siding also had shadows to go along with its new layer of paint. the porch has details deep within the shadows. Below, the lawn and walk have color and texture.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.471

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will continuing with the painting of the Goshen, New York house. The photo that I am using is seen directly below. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 4 inch by 4 inch gallery-wrapped canvas.

When last seen, the painting appeared as it does in the photo seen directly below.

Since that time I have continued to work on the painting.

I have continued to refine the painting. Note that the body and roof have received some paint as well as the porch, windows and gables. At this stage I'm interested in locating all the various features of the house. It's starting to have a 3 dimensional appearance. I've kept the gables lighter in color to be consistent with the photo. Below and to the rear, both the foreground and background have been given some additional paint. There is still much to do even on this very small canvas but it has come a long way.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.470

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will continuing with the painting of the Goshen, New York house. The photo that I am using is seen directly below. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 4 inch by 4 inch gallery-wrapped canvas.

When last seen, the painting appeared as it does in the photo seen directly below.

I started applying paint to this very small canvas. For this week, I've attempted to put an initial layer of paint on all the major elements. I've started to indicate a shadow in the covered porch area. I can't wait to add some details.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.

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Saturday, August 09, 2014

Saturday Painting Palooza Vol.469

Hello again painting fans.

This week I will be starting with an entirely new painting. The photo that I will be using is seen directly below. It is a house in Goshen, New York, just a few steps from my office. It is now used as office space. I will be trying something new with this one. I will be using my usual acrylics on a tiny 4 inch by 4 inch gallery-wrapped canvas. I want to see if I can pull this off on a very small scale.

I started with a grid and pencil drawing. This may seem complicated but it's actually easier than the last house, finished last week. When seen in real life, this house is actually quite tall. I hope that I can do it justice.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I'll have more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.