I always post progression images on my FaceBook page. I thought I’d share one here that I’m currently working on. I’m calling it White Umbrellas but clearly they are not. They’re close enough to white. I really don’t want white in this painting although I’ll probably put some in.
30″ x 40″ Acrylic on canvas. The road to Anderson, Texas, in Grimes County.
The first 2 milestones of a new landscape. Having fun with this one but taking my time with it as well. I’m emphasizing blocks of color more than any details. At least trying to. Everybody knows I always pack in a lot of detail.
This canvas is 30″ x 40″.
Study for North of the Coastal Plains
Sometimes I paint a small 8″ x 10″ study before I paint the big picture.
30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas
I’ve taken an interest in painting rural landscapes. I’ve only painted a few in my lifetime. They are a challenge for me. This one is a place in Texas that I consider to be really beautiful. I pass it on my way to see my in-laws.
“Bay Cafe” 24″ x 30″ acrylic on canvas © 2011 Melinda Patrick
My latest in the cafe series. I was there the same day I was at the Bridgeway Cafe. See more at MelindaPatrick.com and on my blog. Contact me directly at email@example.com.
“Dusk on the Alley” 36″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas © 2011 Melinda Patrick purchase from Adams Galleries Yes, I posted this painting recently but I’m thrilled to tell you that it’s now available at Adams Galleries in Naples, Florida. The gallery is located at 5201 North Tamiami Trail, Suite 3.
“George River” 36″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas © 2011 Melinda Patrick purchase from Adams Galleries When we visit Naples, Florida, we always stop by Tin City and have lunch at one of the riverside restaurants. I’ve studied this scene many times over iced tea and crab salad.
“Sunbathers” 18″ x 24″ acrylic on canvas © 2011 Melinda Patrick
If you know me, you know I’ve never painted a pet before. I took on the challenge for charity. Hurricane Ike wiped out a lot of Galveston including the Humane Society. A fundraiser auction will take place on Sunday, August 28, 2011, 1-3 pm [...]
“Clear Day” 18″ x 24″ acrylic on canvas © 2011 Melinda Patrick
San Francisco. Across the street from the Art Institute on Chestnut. Looking towards the Bay. See more at MelindaPatrick.com. Contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.