Saturday, April 11, 2009

Small painting

This is a small painting I did yesterday based on one of those 75 MPH photos out the front windshield I took with my digital camera.  It was the perfect fix for my painting 'jones' yesterday.  

Even though I don't usually do landscapes, it certainly fit the bill.

On a side note, Erika Nelson won this for getting the closest guess to the mileage on the trip.  Not counting my commute from California to Nevada and back, the total mileage for this trip was 3,600 miles in 6 days.  This contest was on Facebook

Uh.... now that I'm telling you this I think I should hold another contest for my blogger friends....






6x8 oil on Raymar


24 comments:

Madd Sketch said...

hey that's really awesome! did u enjoy doing the landscape? i mean did it make u feel like doing some more landscapes?

laurens.paint.palette said...

wow! we are going to need to see way more of these landscapes! great job! i LOVE the sky!!

Michelle Burnett said...

Beautiful painting Sheila! I love clouds.

Wow, that's a lot of milage! You must be tired. I think I need to go to Facebook... :)

dominique eichi said...

Great landscape Sheila, I love that mountain and also the clouds. I'll have to check my facebook more often.

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

Sheila,
it is so good that you need to do more landscape.
I love every part in it but the mountain are De best!.

Trevor Lingard said...

Hi Sheila
The sky has much vibrance and the brush strokes suggest much activity there. Any chance of seeing more like this Sheila?
That sort of milage I do in one year!!!

Gail H. Ragsdale said...

Really wonderful Sheila! Love how you did the clouds.

L.Holm said...

Excellent work! It feels fresh and lively! So sculptural. Love it!

Erika Nelson said...

YAY! I was talking to you on my blackberry and didn't have the link to the blogs until now WOOHOO!!! I can't believe it's only 6x8 and getting so much definition with this impasto landscape! I can't wait to receive it in person and I might even have a frame that it would fit in! :)

Ok I'm a blog friend too soooooo... HAHAHAHA! Thank you Mzzzz Sheila! You rock!

Carol Horzempa said...

WOW! The mountain and clouds are beautiful Sheila! Can't wait to see more mountain paintings!

The Bull said...

Very cool, I love the clouds and the blue sky! Lovely landscape indeed!

Hellenne Vermillion said...

This is really nice Sheila!

Stephen Dell'Aria said...

Very nice small landscape. I think this is something you would be excellent at if you decide to do more

Art with Liz said...

Well you should do landscapes. This one is terrific.

sam said...

You must be exhausted! I like the texture in the sky and rock,did you use a palette knife?
Hope to see more soon

Cathyann said...

LOL!!!I thought I was the only one who did that kinda thing!!!!;-))
Love this Sheila, So fresh..you must do more..and what's this about the special treatment of Facebook people?????Geesh...How do you do it all? I had to get off that 'cause it just sucked up painting time.
Hugs, Cathyann

simoart said...

Hi
Great mountain on your landscape. Arthur love it. I also like your clouds. Keep up the good work.

Dave King said...

I like this very much at any speed. It's bold and well realised. It works beautifully for me.

Chad Wallace said...

Love the bold confident strokes.

Dominic Philibert said...

Love the strokes!!!!!

Carrie Griesemer said...

Wow, this a wonderful painting, I love the sky!

artbyakiko said...

Cool painting! Oh well, I missed the contest. I should lean how to use Facebook quick.

David Larson Evans said...

The call is out "more landscapes more landscapes"...your public awaits you.

Dean Grey said...

The most unique thing about this one is that it's a landscape but instead of the rectangle being horizontal you flipped it and made the landscape vertical instead (does that make sense?).

I like that's neat!

Also, the clouds clearly dominate this painting. Very lively and impressionistic.

Thanks for sharing, Sheila!

-Dean