Figure painting updates

Quick snapshots of some of the canvases I have going. I think the main thing I'm doing with these is trying to break some of my frequent painting habits to try and expand my skillset.


Girl with cloth

Preliminary layer of a third painting.


Figure Paintings - new series

New series of figure paintings began today. I really liked "drawing" on the canvas with the paint, using a brush and a rag to build and suggest form. My plan is to work these (24x36 canvases) up into fully fleshed paintings, but they have an energy in this early stage that will be very difficult for me to maintain....


Portrait study

One day I'll spend more than 2 hours on a painting....

Mothers day paintings

Some landscapes with beach themes for my mom. Each is 8x20, oil and acrylic on chip board.