Sunday, April 20, 2014

My Kind of Town

If you know Chicago, you know this place. I used gouache in this painting, which is an opaque water-based paint. It has the workability of watercolor and the coverage similar to acrylic paint. I plan to do a series of Chicago scenes like this one. I'll post them as they become available.

Friday, April 11, 2014


It's been almost a year since tornadoes tore through Hood County. In the aftermath many tree services were out, cutting the way back to normalcy. Here is one worker aptly named Jack.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Afternoon Shadows

The idea for this painting was from a street scene in Montreal. The buildings were grey, but when I painted it, the walls just cried out for more color. So I obliged.