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

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 4

9 mini landscape paintings 4 - featured

"At Home Among the Tangles", 3x4, oil on oil paper I've been learning about analogous color schemes along with tonalism, and for this mini landscape painting I chose a photo I took on a local trail last March. The trees were mostly bare, and there was a hint of grass in an otherwise largely monochromatic… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 4

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 3

"Tenuous", 3x4 mini painting, oil on oil paper I built on the second painting from my 9 mini landscape paintings project for this one, continuing to take things one step at a time and not feel a rush to complete any part of it. I'm going for a good balance of giving each step the… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 3

9 mini landscape paintings project, number 2

9 mini landscape paintings 2-featured

"This Way Out of the Woods", 3x4 mini painting, oil on oil paper In the brief span of time between mini landscape painting number 1 and number 2, I reignited my interest in the tonalist style. I had wandered into it awhile back and then got seduced by the vibrant colors available to painters. The… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project, number 2

9 mini landscape paintings project

9 mini landscape paintings - 1 Sanctuary at the Edge of Woods

"Sanctuary at the Edge of Woods", 3x4 mini painting, oil on oil paper I'm excited to be working on a new painting project. This one is based on doing 9 mini landscape paintings, and the goal of it is to knock off the rust that's built up over several months of no painting. It's pretty… Continue reading 9 mini landscape paintings project