Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Autumn Stream

acrylic, 24x18 in , palette knife
I really wanted to bring some falls colors into my paintings. I used three different reference photos ( plus some artistic license) Does it look a little disjointed? I will live with this for a bit and make the necessary changes. I also wanted make sure I kept the 'western landscape' theme and tried to do it without the mountains.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Athabasca Explodes

I wanted to do a larger version of Athabasca Falls in Jasper National Park to really try and convey the shear power and force. this is acrylic 30in x40in

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Rocky Mountain National Park

acrylic 30x30. Ok, I think I'm done with the winter scenes

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Misty Lake

acrylic 24in x24in. I struggled a lot with this one, trying to have a softer feel...it was a challenge. Trying to photograph my art is becoming increasingly challenging as well. Either that or I'm becoming very picky. In any event, I need to improve these skills as I'm losing a lot of sublties and color.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Moraine Mountains

A close-up of Moraine Lake mountains near Banff. Mostly done with a palette knife I'll have to re-take a photo of this one,,,it's too dark and washed out. Acrylic 30in x30in ( my new favorite size)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Sunwapta Roars

acrylic, 30in x30in
Sunwapta Falls near Jasper...these falls are amazing and a must see! I'm liking how this is turning out. Maybe a few adjustments down the road.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Mountain Glow

acrylic on canvas, 30in x30in.No reference used for this one...but I'm sure a place exsists like this somewhere in the Rockies.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Heli View, David Thompson Country

acrylic, 2ftx3ft, mostly with a palette knife.
You can only see these falls if you take a helicopter ride and then a short hike in David Thompson Country, Rockies.