I wrote in a recent post about my interest in manipulating my photographs to make them look like paintings. The sample I included was a skyscape. I like skies. And water. Skies would not be skies without clouds. I could look at clouds all day. The photo above is another skyscape. It is a combination—aContinue reading Sunset Photo Manipulation
Photo manipulation has a long history, beginning not long after the creation of the first photograph (1825) by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. Anyone interested can read the history at Wikipedia. I recently became interested in manipulating some of my photographs to make them look like paintings. I tried various methods of applying paints and inks toContinue reading Skyscape Photo Manipulation
It was time to be a visual artist again, so I spent a couple days getting my artist’s eye back in shape by working on some sketches. I decided to look at rocks and study their shapes and colors. I’ve chosen 3 better ones to share. They’re all acrylic paintings on scraps of canvas preparedContinue reading Rock Sketches In Acrylic
I have always been attracted to water and the life and world within it; perhaps it’s because I’m an Aquarian. Water can be hypnotic with its reflections and refractions of light and color, and it draws me to capture its many expressions. Here then is a sampling of local reflections and the sites that lay atopContinue reading Water Shots
I have been trying out some new watercolor paints. I think this is one of my better experiments. This is a lake not far from where I grew up. I love the bands of pink in the clouds.