Oil Painting with Blues

The Color Blue

“Riverside Shadow” Years ago I shared a studio with my fellow artist, fellow musician, and good friend Terry Nelson.  For a couple years we were involved in an interesting and unique approach to art making.  We painted simultaneously on the same canvas.  We’d come up with an idea for a painting, or a number of paintings.  Subjects like “the seven …

Landscape Painting with Analogous Color

Creating Disharmony with Analogous Colors

Here are a few new thoughts about color relationships in my paintings.  Lately it seems I’ve been looking at my finished work with a new frame of reference.  Let me preface this by saying that even though I strive to paint in a way that gives my intuition full rein and keeps any tendency to over analyze at bay, I …