New Sketches (July 11-31, 2018)

Part 1: Composition studies 9 Sketches I didn’t post any sketches in the second half of July. Remodeling studioscott.com took up most of my website time. But I was still working on my painting skills. I split these paintings into three sections. Part 1 is...

New Sketches (July 1-10, 2018)

46 Sketches This week I made a lot of 20-minute to 30-minute value studies of landscapes, based on photographs from Noah Bradley. The goal is to simplify the real world landscapes into simple compositions with coherent values. Right now landscape painting is one of my...

New Sketches (June 24-30, 2018)

6 Sketches More studies this week. Grayscale composition studies of illustrations by NC Wyeth and color studies of paintings by Thomas Moran and Edward Moran.          

New Sketches (June 17-23, 2018)

5 Sketches This week’s sketches are grayscale composition studies of paintings by Mead Schaeffer. Each study is a simplified version of the original painting using 3-4 shades of black, gray and white. The goal is to analyze and understand how the artist...