9 mini landscape paintings project, number 9

9 mini landscape paintings 9 - featured

"Light and Shadow", 3 x 4, oil on oil paper For the final entry in my 9 mini landscapes painting project, I chose a photo from my collection that was not very interesting as a composition. But I liked enough of the elements to do some redesigning in order to turn it into something I… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 9

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 8

9 mini landscape paintings 8 - featured

"Winding Down", 3 x 4, oil on oil paper When I look at the reference photo for this mini landscape painting, I'm reminded of the pleasant summer evening, when there were pretty clouds in the sky and the sun was just starting its descent. It was a very relaxing and peaceful experience to be in… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 8

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 7

"Most Tranquil Moment of the Day", 3 x 4, oil on oil paper This is a scene I painted before but with a different color palette and higher-intensity colors. My concept for this one is based on the idea of a tranquil country road, and when I took the photo it felt like a secret,… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 7

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 6

9 mini landscape paintings 6 - featured

"Lucky Few", 2 1/2 x 4, oil on oil paper I tried out all kinds of new things with today's painting for my 9 mini landscape paintings project! A wide format, split complementary palette, a sunset… This one was inspired by an impromptu photo excursion on a recent Sunday evening. I wanted to catch the… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 6

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 5

9 mini landscape paintings 5 - featured

"A Quiet Corner", 3x4, oil on oil paper Yesterday I used some of the extra paint on my palette to tone the rest of my papers for this project. I had been doing a very light wash, but for these I did a mid-value color in a variety of hues. Today's was a dull orange… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 5