JUST DON'T HESITATE TO EXAGGERATE COLOR AND LIGHT. DON'T WORRY ABOUT TELLING LIES. THE MOST TIRESOME PICTURES ARE THE STUPIDLY TRUTHFUL ONES - Wm Merritt Chase
Monday, July 22, 2013
The Boats of Opua
This is the first oil in a new series titled, The Boats of Opua. As I live a mile from the Opua Marina (Bay of Islands, New Zealand) and I've always been fascinated with boats, I thought this would be a fun series. At 6" x 8", the boat paintings are a little bigger than the 5" x 7" bird series and are more intricate so they're a little higher in price. But like the bird series, my purpose for painting them is to understand how to paint without laboring over unnecessary brush strokes.