On the water at sunset, Raquette Lake, NY.
A view from a Hornbeck canoe, late summer at dusk.
This is a study for an larger oil painting executed during the same session. I use the study to locate objects, study the movement of the composition and to use as a reference when composing the oil painting.
View from the front end of a Hornbeck Canoe.
The Start of Autumn in Upstate New York.
Rock Bass are warm water fish, This one was caught and released in Lake Adirondack in upstate New York. Pastels are a really good media when depicting the vibrant nuances of shiny, scaly fish, much easier for me to control than watercolor. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1079279
Olana is the Victorian home of Frederick Church, a 19th c. landscape artist credited with the founding of the Hudson River School of painting. This painting is one view of the many panoramic sights that can be seen from this hilltop monument. The house is open to the public and a fascinating way to spend 2-3Continue reading “Olana, Hudson River Valley, New York”
Hearts fly high and in a Vee as they wing northward to the warm summer waters. +-ps://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1024768
Winter rolls in. Hearts roost in leafless trees in the late-light early morning, winds 15-17mph out of the northeast. Hardship forms a bond. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1023162
It snowed all day and at high noon the sky is leaden and icy. Hearts huddle on the power lines to stay warm. They hear the traffic signals switch and see the cars flow beneath them. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1023184