Wednesday, January 29, 2014

More figure drawings

This week I was sick, but I managed to drag myself over to Osaka for another figure drawing session. These sessions were quick 1 minute, 3 minute and 5 minute gestures. Here are some of the highlights of my efforts from 2 different sessions over a 2 week period.

origin of the world - homage to Gustave Courbet

Thursday, January 9, 2014

New Year's figure drawings

 Happy New Year!  Here are some quick 5-10 minute figure drawings I did in Osaka last week.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Autumn in Kyoto 2013

Great painting weather on the west bank of Kamogawa, the main river which runs through Kyoto.

"Autumn on the Banks of Kamogawa" - 9" x 12" oil on canvas board - Sold

Pagoda in Arashiyama

6" x 9" study on Nijo-dori in the early morning                                painting ginko leaves in Okazaki Park

quick study off Kamogawa

Arashiyama - southwest part of Kyoto.  The area was recovering from the river overflowing due to all the heavy rainfall

6" x 9" - Morning in Arashiyama - oil canvas board

"Autumn Morning" - 8" x 10" oil on linen

in the works at Shimogamo Shrine

"Kintano Tenman-gu" - 12" x 16" oil on linen

Furitsuhozukyo National Park on the outskirts of Kyoto

quick study

painting  progression