Wednesday, March 10, 2010

UNSEEN BUT SENSED DANGER
24"x30" Oil Painting
I am off on my painting and have brushed in color mostly to cover up the white and to give me a sense opf where I want to go. Being on a ridge line the right or west side has melted out snow from more direct influence from the sun while the left side will be mostly snow and in shadow. It also serves to give contrast to the deer as they are painted in. Still playing around with the top part of the timber just trying to decide how I want it to read. Also put in another east side of snow towards the top for design and to break up the grasses I will have there.
This is definitely the worst point to show off a painting as folks will think that fool doesn't know what he is doing. Ahh. The scribble phase.
I have gone back to my Painting-a-Day blog and going to try and be a little more consistent on doing something nearly every day. For 2 days now I am good.

8 comments:

Crystal Cook said...

First of all Gary, I definetly think you know what you're doing :) This looks like a lot of fun, I really like the composition. I'm looking forward to seeing the next step!

Dors said...

WooooHooo "THE DEER" painting. Oh we all know that you know what your doing Gary ... You are definitely no fool.
Looking forward to seeing the progress on this.
Great start.

Pencil Sanity said...

This is a very interesting start Gary.

AutumnLeaves said...

I am so looking forward to seeing how you separate the deer from those browned grasses on the ridge line, Gary. I think this is going to be one gorgeous painting!

Leia Brown said...

Looking good! I like the scribble phase! There is so much possibility! Can't wait to see the finished product!

Gary Keimig said...

Hi Sherry. Thanks again for commenting. Worked on this a bit today and plan on doing more tomorrow when I will post a new image. Fighting the trees at the top of the painting but think I have something going now.

Gary Keimig said...

Thanks for checking in Maria.
Will have more tomorrow. [fingers crossed]

Sheila said...

Oooo Gary.....I am lovin' where this is going....