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This painting is the way it is because I had a bunch of permanent red left over from my Cold Mountain painting. This painting has 3 aspects about it that I like: the blue trees, the pink sky, and the improvement in my foreground. Though the foreground was still somewhat…

Cold Mountain

This painting was a fun one to do. I love painting mountains and now I am really liking my clouds. I am definitely benefiting from the practice. Also, my trees in the foreground are much better than I have been able to do lately. Still, though, I am trying to…

Lonely Evergreen

Painting on a large canvas is the difference between an ant and an elephant. With a larger surface, I was able to really get into the detail I have been striving to achieve. While my paint got a little muddy on the island, I am certain I'm getting better at…

Green Skies

I was able to find and purchase some Bob Ross Liquid White oil paint and, oh my God, does that stuff make a HUGE difference! The sun and the sky turned out just as I wanted them to. And the trees! So much easier to paint. My only issue -…

Trees 1

For my first real attempt at trees, I think I did okay. I am still struggling with paint consistency as I just can't seem to get the thinning just right for the objects up front. I had lots of paint mixing on the canvas which was frustrating. However, I kind…

Clouds 1

The biggest complaint I had about my first painting was the cloud behind the mountain. I hated it. So, I decided that if I want to get better at painting clouds, then my 2nd painting would be simply that. I can honestly say I am 90% satisfied with how these…

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This is my very first oil painting. I still have much to learn, however, I really enjoyed doing it. I can't wait to get started with my next one. [caption id="attachment_115" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Unnamed[/caption]

The Last Hoo-Rah

Well, all good things must eventually come to an end. However, a phoenix shall rise from the ashes, only to light the night sky with her golden glory. Or some shit. Anyways. here are a couple videos from the last indoor Idaho USPSA match in Idaho Falls.