February 24, 2010

Rowing on the Peep-tomac

Done! Now I have to find just the right photos -- only two -- to send in for my entry. I think I've taken 30 already ...


February 22, 2010

Beach Day & Why Artists Can't Get Work Done

So I'm working today on yet another painting of the guy at the beach, but I can't wait to get back to working on my planned entry into this year's Peeps contest. I'm working on "Rowing on the "Peep-tomac" and here's how it's coming along:

February 17, 2010

Beach Day 2

My skinny-legged beach guy underwent some body adjustments today to muscle up his lower body and make his body proportions a bit more normal.

I might add a little sailboat to the horizon, adjust the umbrella, play a bit more with his ear/neck....

February 15, 2010

A day at the beach

This is a quick 1 hour treatment of the model in the studio today -- he was posed in front of a beach-print cloth and decked out for the ocean. The heat in the room added a certain reality -- in spite of the chill outside it was sun-baking hot in the studio.