DAILY PAINTING: Here's the completed painting, which I've titled "Tail Wind" because of an idea that occurred to me while I was running the other day: The beginning of the run usually feels good; you're full of energy and ready to go. But there comes a point in every run when you're depleted and you know how much of the route still lies ahead of you--kinda like life, right? So while I was running--wishing I had more energy in the tank--I felt a little tail wind, a gentle
DAILY PAINTING: I'm focused on value and shape, keeping the palette limited. I mixed a few semi-neutrals and began laying in some darks and mid-tones, keeping the paint thin. While this one dries, I'll turn my attention, tomorrow, to one of the others. So far, so good!
DAILY PAINTING: I've built and stretched a new set of square canvases, which I've textured in various ways. You can see how the wash of colors interacts with the texture. I've got a very simple design in mind. The texture will break up the paint, making any detail impossible, but that's OK. So I'll be thinking in terms of large shapes and color interactions.
DAILY PAINTING: I've got a series of collages in mind, so I'm preparing watercolor papers to cut up. The collages will be mounted on birch panels (three are standing by), but I have a few more papers to paint before I'll be ready to cut.