Thursday, January 26, 2017

Fin

Canvas, photo, and palette...ready to roll.
Special thanks and a tip of the fishing hat to
Antonius for the reference photo.

Share:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Mallard...waiting for the signing

Calling it done.
 If you follow me, you know I always let them sit for awhile before signing them.
This one is no different. I've tweaked it several times this morning.
About 18 hours of flying paint all wrapped up in 28!

Share:

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Fish Eye Veiw

A little surface and subsurface macro photography.

Klinkhammer Special (surface)

Klinkhammer Special (subsurface)


 Sulpher Parachute (surface)


Sulphur Parachute (subsurface)


Share:

Monday, January 16, 2017

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Fetch

This one's been done for a couple weeks, It was a gift so I had to keep it under wraps.
Finnegan was my mother and father-in-law's chocolate lab. 
He was a big part of their, and our family. He is missed.
Not the final print photo, but the best I have right now.

I was on top of it enough to remember to take some in process shots:








Share:

Friday, January 13, 2017

Oh Deer

The struggle is real. 
This one's giving me fits, I've almost given up on it numerous times.
Still not sure if I'll see it through, but I've got it to a point where at least I'm fairly comfortable
in showing some progress.
I think it really may stem from a lack of inspiration on my part.
 I really think my Adirondack Wild series needs a whitetail...I mean, really.
But the difference here is the moose was done for my wife, 
the loon for a good friend,
 and the brookie and wood duck because I really liked the shot (and brook trout)!
Might be a reason commission work isn't my favorite.

Share:

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Bank Fishin'


Final still on the easel...waiting to be signed.
They all sit a spell, so I can make sure I don't want to make any changes before I call them done.

Here's a little progression, in a quick presentation, because square pics get to be boring.


The original, not so great photo, taken in the fall on the Raquette River.
I always liked the perspective of the shot.
I think I lost some of that by taking out some foreground grass,
but foreground grass is kind of boring...





Share:

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Change Up

Thought I'd throw a new one for the new year. 
In an effort to loosen things up, and get away from that tight paint.
Now I've got to let it sit and look at it for awhile to decide if it's done!

Share: