Tuesday, January 8, 2013

In the Shade

6"x6" Oil on Gessoed Panel
with Palette Knife

This is my favorite little spot on Tims Ford Lake in Tennessee. It's a great place to unwind and spend time with family. For me today, it's a place of reflection. It has been one week since I took on Leslie Saeta's 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. I have already learned a lot about my art and about myself. We all need a quiet place to unwind from our hectic life and reflect on our journeys—even if that place is in a painting.


  1. Wonderful painting,very tranquil,and you really know how to lay the paint on in just the right manner with a palette knife.

    1. Thanks Roger. I like the palette knife because it forces me to stay loose. However, it's tough sometimes to get in all of the details I would like in 6x6 with a knife. The detail you achieve with your small paintings is amazing. I look forward to seeing the rest of your 30.