9″ x 12″ oil study
a pair of Sandhill cranes at Volo Bog (not far from Chicago).
Sailing Close to Shore
sometimes I don’t feel like using color
used — Gamblin Portland Grey (light, medium and dark) and Chromatic Black
White herons fly among old oaks.
9″ x 12″ oil on canvas
A bright meadow and the edge of a forest. 9″ x 12″
9″ x 12″ study… A quiet place with many fallen dead trees in the water.
Often, I see Great Blue Herons standing in the debris, perfectly camouflaged, waiting to catch a meal. Also, white egrets and woodpeckers come here, and turtles sun themselves on top of the logs.
I left out a lot of details… the abstraction of the place was more important to me.
started using new limited color palette today…