Recently I decided to give Acrylics a second thought. With my passion towards watercolors, I was reluctant to paint in this medium and had reservations about the potential of it for my use. But an artist must grow and saying no to something doesn’t work for the growth. I took a 2-day workshop with theContinue reading “Acrylics? Maybe.”
Category Archives: Water body
Not so limited palette
I want to be able to say more with less. But I am too conscious and too careful when I go from a rough study to a more detailed work. So I end up with an exactly opposite result. With this series, I was experimenting with going away from limited palette. The road in theContinue reading “Not so limited palette”
Balancing the foreground
Every now and then I get a bit of a shock when during my painting process, I get a feeling that, what I thought would be an easy project is not turning out to be an easy one. The above painting had large shapes that are easy to paint; but that part didn’t help me.Continue reading “Balancing the foreground”
Beyond the horizon
After seeing the beauty of the Willapa Bay in Oregon, I just had to paint the magnificence of nature that my eyes couldn’t get enough of. In every direction I looked, I was reminded of the holy principle working on this earth.
Painting En Plein Air, and more
I have begun to paint en plein air, and I absolutely love it! Posting here my first and second session! During the short time of the session allowed me to be more spontaneous and I discovered I was good at it 🙂 The second session was at a lavender farm. It was a great colorfulContinue reading “Painting En Plein Air, and more”
Reality or Dream?
When some weighty matters are on our mind, we tend to forget to look at the reality using the lens of logic. Our emotions take over and we seem to ignore the true beauty of everything. We might as well be dreaming while being fully awake!
There was an attractive blue color band in the otherwise winter grey sky. It came about because of a sunbreak in the clouds. A challenge to paint for sure. Plus, I was going to paint the sailboats one day anyway.