Sunday, April 26, 2015

Quick Azaleas

In this one I tried to keep my brush moving very quickly without slowing down for details. I even had my "dessert" first, meaning that I painted the red azalea color as the first big brush stroke on the white paper.​

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Afternoon Azaleas

The afternoon sun creates dramatic contrasts of values and really sets those deep red springtime azaleas​ on fire.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Serene Spring Suburb Study

I love making up tongue twisters so here is an easy one in the title to this painting. Springtime foliage is at its zenith here in west Tennessee. I am amazed at the intensity of the red color in the azaleas and the stark contrasts in these colors against their green backgrounds.​

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Grain Processing

This is a typical sight along Tennessee backroads. My visual interest here was the vertical thrust of the tanks, the rusty textures and the intricate threading of the support struts.​