Monday, February 28, 2011
6 x 6" oil on canvas panel SOLD
Here's this weeks submission for the DPW Challenge.
This time it was Carol's "one color per stroke" exercise.
Quite the challenge! I stuck to the rules with the
exception of switching to a smaller brush around the
I must say it was a very nice...and much needed change...
to do a plain background. The crazy patterned backgrounds
have become my signature, but every once in a while it's
a nice to take a break from them. I had forgotten how much
time they take. This seemed like a breeze in comparison!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
12 x 12 oil on masonite SOLD
I'm having a crazy week and haven't been able to
paint anything new. From the looks of it, it may be
next week before I can get back to work, so in the
meantime, here's a revisit of an older painting. Keeping
my fingers crossed that I'll be back at it sooner rather
Posted by Gwen Bell at 7:58 PM
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
6 x 6" oil on canvas panel
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Here's a little different take on this weeks 10 minute
Challenge on Daily Paintworks. I decided to do them
in a way that it could be turned into a finished painting.
These kinds of exercises are always so helpful! Painting
the same subject again and again...and very quickly...
really helps zero in on the basic values. The actual painting
of the oranges took roughly 10 minutes and the background
Thursday, February 3, 2011
10 x 10 oil on canvas panel SOLD
This is almost Guacamole...but not quite. I forgot
to include the lime and onions. We Texans are purists
when it comes to our Guacamole. No fancy sauces or
Mayo added. Just lots and lots of creamy Avocados.
Sometimes I add some garlic but for the most part, it's
just the basics. It's still crazy cold here so I'm about to
make some nice hot Nachos with plenty of cheese and
homemade Guacamole. YUM!