Tag Archives: sketch

I Painted Maggie at the Spider House

I was there relatively early at the Spider House. Maggie showed up on the patio. She had on a flesh-colored sundress. She had brought along her needlepoint – how wonderful! That kept her quite still, but then her phone rang. I captured her anyway, thank goodness. She left at one point for the bathroom, and […]

I Painted Her at Epoch Coffee

A Second Smattering on Painting Technique

The Beginning I was painting at Halcyon Coffee here in Austin on Monday.  The barristra was very interested, and asked me if I did an underpainting.  This made me stop and think about the actual process of the oil sketch.  I said, “well, no, not really”. I fumbled around for an explanation since I am […]

Portrait of a Gentle Geek