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soma plein air ….

April 5, 2008

hit the streets and made a couple of oil sketches;
the bridge foundation just outside my front door, and walking down a near by alley…

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  1. April 7, 2008 6:05 AM

    THese are wildly amazing. I could never paint like this, nor did I think anyone I knew could paint like this. These not only show an understanding of light, color and shadow, but an intelligent and informed approach to painting. I think I still prefer looking at pictures of barbarians and demonic dandies, but this kind of work is like reading an important book.

    OK, now back to busty lizard chicks please! :P

  2. GoldenOne permalink
    April 7, 2008 12:27 PM

    Wow, these are great!!! Especially the top one. I think this is the beginning of the a new Holmsian age :)

  3. April 7, 2008 7:28 PM

    How big are your canvases? I was thinking about doing the same thing around here, but I need to keep at affordable and somewhat easy to carry. Looks great by the way! Have you considered using acrylics for painting sketches?

  4. April 7, 2008 10:16 PM

    Thanks guys! Glad ppl are liking them…its kind of hard to tell sometimes…if it’s any good, or if I’m just self-satisfied that I actually got off my ass and did something!
    ~m

    Oh yes, and they’re 9×12 oil on hardboard, done in about an hour each…
    ~m

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