Day 7 of the 30-day Challenge

Okay...today was not a good subject selection. I decided to paint a tangerine wedge, and all I can say is that it was a true challenge. Here are some of the pictures, the first picture is the still life and the other two are the painting in progress. still life painting in progress painting in … Continue reading Day 7 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 6 of the 30-day Challenge

As promised here is day 6 of my 1 a day for 30 days. This one was clocked for 1 hour, I did have to get up a few times but I did manage to get something decent, at least I think. I did a still life of a fresh lime from my garden I … Continue reading Day 6 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 3,4 and 5 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 3 and 4 of my 1 a day for 30. Were definitely challenging... life happens and things don't go according to plan. I did try to do a quick painting yesterday for Day 5 which I am posting now and later I will post my day 6. Day 5 was all about depth and … Continue reading Day 3,4 and 5 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 2 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 2 of my 1 a day for 30. Once again the canvas size for this one is 6x8, it was a bit challenging once again felt frustrated from the beginning and not clear on my objective. I tried my best to stay focused on the general aspect of painting, color, lighting, and proportion to … Continue reading Day 2 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 1 of the 30-day Challenge

Day-1 of my 1 a day for 30, I'm keeping these paintings short no more than 2 hours, and the canvas size is 6x8. The goal here is not to have a perfect painting but to get reacquainted with painting and to get back into the groove. It was not easy but let's see how … Continue reading Day 1 of the 30-day Challenge

30 day challenge … day 3

Okay... I think I am naming these 30 (5x7) painting challenge, I think it would make more sense to call it the 30 painting challenge.  So anyways here it is, this one was very challenging not my favorite, I just couldn't get those bamboo leaves to my liking but it is what it is and … Continue reading 30 day challenge … day 3

30-day Challenge day 3 on the works

Day 3 of the 30-day challenge was started (only have 30 minutes of work on it thus far) and I will be finishing it later today and I will post the final this evening.

30-day challenge update – day 2

It's been a week and I had originally painted day 2 of the 30-day challenge but did not post because I had company, my daughter's birthday and being distracted with the event.  The lonely Shallot was painted in 2 hours, I had a hard time with it especially the translucency of the skin. I will … Continue reading 30-day challenge update – day 2

30-day challenge day 1

I guess better late than never so here's my first day, I actually painted it last night but could not get a good picture till this morning. I decided to keep it simple 1 object and limiting myself to 1-hour maximum,.  I painted this one in 45 minutes, I felt anxious and kind of uncomfortable … Continue reading 30-day challenge day 1