Fiona at the TSA

Posted: November 22nd, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Life Drawing, TSA | No Comments »

My drawings from the TSA today (1-15min)

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Back to life drawing

Posted: November 15th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Life Drawing, TSA | No Comments »

I haven’t been life drawing in a while so it felt good to get out to the TSA today. Kit was the model. The top drawing is from the long pose this afternoon, and the ones below it are those from this morning.

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Orillia

Posted: November 10th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Alla-Prima Painting, Plein-air Landscape | No Comments »

Don, Steve and I went to paint in Orillia on Sunday. The country landscape out there is just beautiful and we had ideal weather.

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Abandoned Farmhouse
Orillia, Ontario
oil on board
9×12


Another painting from Martintown

Posted: November 4th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Alla-Prima Painting, Landscape Painting, Plein-air Landscape | No Comments »

This is the first sketch I had painted on my excursion to Martintown in August. I finally took the time to adjust a few things, mostly lengthening the barn. That might seem like an odd thing to adjust, but the barn had this feeling of being really short, or sunken into the ground. I originally painted it as it was but realized afterward that due to the lack of scale in my painting, the barn didn’t look right. I had to adjust its height to get the right feel for it. Does it now work? I’m not sure!

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Overgrown Barn
Martintown, Ontario
oil on canvas
8×10