Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Been too long since I've been in front of the canvas. So tucked the kids in, tucked my wife, earphones on, Pandora radio station of choice - Dido. Tonight I straightened out some walls on the fortress. Ah, the dangers of painting from a photograph...lens distortion makes the vertical walls of the fortress lean in towards the center...and that's what I painted. So I fixed that tonight. Also, spent a great deal of time working over the hillside before the castle. The rocks are very difficult. So next session I'll probably try and tackle the water which I think will really make this painting work.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
A little more progress on this fortress...still much to do. I think I'm liking the sunlit atmosphere in this one! The white below the fortress is going to be a some light colored rocks leading down to the water. My goodness, painting those rocks it proving to be difficult.