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I did this painting recently but wasn't really happy with it so I changed some colors and clarified some things.
This is a re-do as I was never happy with the first run, but I like this much better. it is NYC from the Highline with a view of the lower west side towards the Meat Packing District, which is undergoing a renewal.
Oil painting of the famous sculpture, Echo by Jaume Plensa, at Madison Square Park, NYC.
12 X 16 Pastel Painting. A view of NYC from the Palisades. My first cityscape. Any comments welcome.
"Francis Of The City", 30 x 40" , graphite on board. Subject was in Battery Park, NYC. www.graphitepencilartist.com
The advantage of doing a painting a day is in the routine, the ability to really practice a particular skill or technique, the need to be decisive, do confident brush work, and explore color. The advantage of spending more time on a painting, or revisiting it, is that you can make some better decisions and…
I based this on a photo that I have already painted in acrylic on canvas, but I wanted to do one in oil on panel. I changed the background painting to Monet's "Sunset on the Seine at Lavacourt". He did a couple of these, in different seasons, as he did with many paintings. I liked…