This week’s DPW challenge is statues. A few weeks ago, I spotted a stone lion behind the iron fence of a courtyard in downtown Covington, LA. I only had this morning to paint so he’s cropped to a head shot and only 4″. Oil on panel.
You can see him hanging out with his friend Padma the elephant on my Facebook page.
I spotted this man carrying his heavy suitcase down a dusty road while on this month’s Virtual Paintout. I was curious about him. Where was he going? Where had he come from? I couldn’t find out his story, so I painted him and gave him a new one. 5×7 oil on gessoboard panel. Available here.
I think rose hips are just as pretty as the roses themselves. I painted this on a gray gloomy day because I needed a dose of orange to cheer me up. 6″x6″, oil. This is on a cradled panel with painted sides and can be hung framed or unframed. There’s a shot showing the sides at DPW where it is available for sale.
Happy Paint Party Friday!
I’ve always wanted to participate in the Virtual Paintout, so this month I did. The location for February is Valparaiso, Chili. This colorful house on Alamo St. caught my eye. I used my artistic license to make a few changes, like replacing the bleach bottle and plastic bag with a flowering plant. 🙂 You can see the view I painted from here. I enjoyed virtually walking the streets of Valparaiso. There were colorful houses, wandering dogs, and lots of graffiti. I’m already looking forward to next month’s location.
On Alamo St. is 6″x6″ on museum quality gessoboard. It may be framed or displayed as is on a small easel. It is available at Dailypaintworks.