This is the outside of my friend Nancy's shed. The 1st block in of color had some perspective problems. In the last one I resolved the perspective problems in the shelf. This was started on location or plein air. I still have to resolve the perspective on the round vents at the top of the pastel and I need to refine the leaves. For me sometimes my corrections get worse before they get better. That is when it gets scary and I get anxious and want to quit but I know to improve I can not let my own fear of failure paralyze me. Sometimes I need to remind myself that it is JUST a piece of paper. This is a 18" X 24" pastel on Wallace paper and it is still in progress.
I love painting and the world around me is amazing. Life is to short and I want to see the best in people. I am putting a few drawings on eBay, as I have time. My Etsy store is empty for now, maybe when I retire or finish my M.F.A. or just find some extra time, I may try again. My Blog is more a forum to share what I am painting, my growth, both failures and successes. I am also working on my M.F.A. in painting and working full time as a high school art teacher. I am an 10 year cancer survivor so I have been given a special gift of life and want to enjoy it to it's fullest.