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A new commission - USS Bailey (DD-492)

I just recently received a new commission to paint a WWII Destroyer in oils. The subject is USS Bailey (DD-492)! USS Bailey is a Benson...

Ocean Painting Completion!

I've completed the large ocean painting. This is a 48" x 36" oil on panel painting that is for my wife for Christmas. After many months...

Developing the Waves, Part 2

This weekend I am continuing the process of refining the waves and developing their structure and color. The waves and the surf are...

Developing the Waves

After I completed the underlying layers of blue in the deeps to the aqua layers in the shallows and then the sand up to the shoreline, I...

Adding the Ocean

After a while to let the cloud layers dry, I started to work on the underlying layers of the ocean. I wanted the hues to be vibrant to...

Painting Sky and Clouds

Fast forward from February when I was starting to work on this large painting, I wanted to share my work on the clouds. I didn't record...

Why Studies Matter

In this post, I'll discuss why I think smaller studies really matter with regard to the completion of a larger final piece of art. First,...

Art Supplies Continued...

While I'm working on this large oil painting, I'd thought I'd list the specific supplies that I am using for this piece. Paints: I have...

Painting the Ocean - Beginnings

For the longest time, a blank canvas or a blank piece of art paper would intimidate me. However, I've learned to embrace it and not be...

Painting the Ocean

I lived around the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico for most of my childhood and adult life so I do love the ocean and listening to the...

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