• Pandemic Painting #52

    We’re going back to the dunes for Pandemic Painting #52. The reference photo is by Miller resident Tommy Gonzales, who posts his snaps of the beach on one of the Miller pages. (Used with permission). I like to think I caught the wind going through the grass pretty well with this one. That’s something I’ve …

  • Pandemic Painting #53

    Pandemic Painting #53 is on tap tonight, courtesy of another photo trip into the rural areas of LaPorte County, Indiana. Two kinds of chaos in this one: the stumps and logs in the foreground and the deteriorating barn in back. Seemed to strike a chord with me, so a detailed pencil drawing in my sketchbook …

  • Pandemic Paint #54

    While not as busy as Santa’s elves over Christmastime, I did manage to complete Pandemic Painting #54. I call this one Portrait of a Hill. I normally don’t formally title my paintings, but this seemed appropriate. As mentioned in one of my Inktober drawings, this is The Highest Hill in Miller from my youth. And …

  • Pandemic Painting #48

    Pandemic Painting #48 is taken from a sketch I did of an abandoned building over on Tryon Road here in the bustling metropolis of Michigan City, Indiana. This was also an Inktober drawing. I’m enjoying painting the looseness of fall colors, pushing and dabbing and slapping down colors with an oil painter’s fan brush. I …