I'm happy with the looseness of this guy, but his head is a little small.
Cop head is overworked and to big
Kid needs to be darker
Here is the underpainting start of 32x48 painting based on various shots in NYC. I had just come for looking at galleries on 57th street and had just a few minutes to kill before the airport. I took a series of shots of people milling around near central park. Ideas coming together for paintings as I shot.
A multi- figure painting is an ambitious undertaking for quickie oriented me, the third of 3 big NY paintings I've started. Not having much finished to blog, I decide to take the risk of previewing this one hoping I'll have the steam to finish it.
after avoiding it all day I jumped in... gonna lengthen the Black dudes legs a little.
Here is a lesser plien air I did one morning many weeks ago just to keep my hand in. Walked to the park next to my house, the building is were the make Sierra Madre's Rose parade float. Don't love it, but wanted to blog feed.
Highlights from the CAC gold metal show
Tony Peters with his award winning entry
Me with my entry
Dan Pinkham Gold Metal winner