Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Castle of Fülek, Fiľakovo, Slovakia
9.5" x 13"   oil on board
The Daily Paintworks    $75.

 The Virtual Paintout is a challenge to paint from the Google Street View. We went to Slovakia  this month, and looking for something interesting to paint, and I came upon this old castle up on a hill. Time went crazy while I painted. Day became night, the past became the present, everything got all mixed up! And ghosts, ghosts were everywhere - peasants dwelling in that stone hut up close, war councils in the big tower. Knights on chargers, jousting in the car park below, their horses' hooves thundering on the pavement.

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Approaching Storm
Cuesta Park Annex
11" x 14" oil on canvas

This pistache tree and the one behind it were showing their most vibrant colors. The sky was changing, sun to clouds, clouds to sun, shadows would come and go, and occasionally a few drops of rain would fall. It was a terrific day to be out painting at the Annex at Cuesta Park!

This painting covers all sides of the canvas, it can be framed traditionally, creativly, or you could hang it just as it is.

To purchase this painting, simply click on the Paypal "Buy Now" logo, or The Daily Paintworks logo on your left. To see more of my work, please visit my Gallery page at The Daily Paintworks. You can also see more of my plein air work at Plein Air Artists, a wonderful website devoted to plein air painting.