Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Captivated by the Reflections

Painting in progress

I took a bunch of snapshots of rowboats at a dock at Pinnacle State Park, in Utah (on US Route 89) this past summer and am only now starting to work with them. I love to paint reflections, any kind of reflections. In fact, I remember trying to capture the edges of a dock and water reflections in a painting when I lived in Santa Barbara and was taking my first studio art classes. Painting something like this turned out to be way beyond what I was capable of at the time (okay, it was 30+ years ago). Way more than 10,000 hours of practice later, I'm still finding the process challenging!

A detail of a painting in progress.

An overview of the same painting

The two paintings, waiting for me to get back to work, as soon as I've posted this blog!

1 comment:

patricia sahertian said...

barb, these look absolutely great. i am looking forward to seeing this new series of paintings... hope soon... xo