Sunday, March 30, 2008
I was finally able to get back to some painting after being slammed with a bunch of illustration work these last few weeks The last time I posted anything was ten days ago. I was able to do two actually, both from one of my new favorite places, Lake Tahoe.
I also had the opportunity two weeks ago, to attend the opening of "Let there be Light". It's a traveling show of Christian art that opened at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. It consists of over 90 pieces of art from 22 artists and will travel the world over the next two years with stops in New York City and Paris, France. I'll send along a link when they have the website assembled. I'll post the two pieces I submitted in following posts.
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Wednesday, March 19, 2008
I was looking for something to paint the other day and everything looked like I had painted it before, so while watching an old western on TV, (Rio Bravo), I decided to shoot a little reference from a bar scene in that show. I changed a lot of it but saved the essence of the scene. Those saloons were tough places. Click on the image for a larger view.
Monday, March 17, 2008
Monday, March 10, 2008
This is scene from the floor of the Owens Valley in California, looking west toward the Sierra Nevada mountain range. In the southern edge of the Sierra Nevada range is Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in the lower 48 at 14,505 feet. Just 76 miles away to the east is Death Valley, the lowest point in North America at 282 feet below sea level. Click on the image for a larger view.
Thursday, March 06, 2008
This is a larger painting that I started more than a year ago, and during our move I found it in my storage room and took another look at it and decided to finish it. I put it in my eBay store for a set price of $375.00. I may need to find another Phoenix landmark to document. This is the third painting in a row of the Superstition Mountains. Click on the image for a larger view.
This is yet another view of the Superstition Mountains from the meadow below the cliffs that overlook the city of Apache Junction. The land out there is dotted with open acres of desert space that has yet to have housing developments built. Click on the image for a larger view.