Wednesday, December 30, 2009

New Boots - AM Radio

Winter is the best. It is a relaxed time of year. Time seems to open up a bit and allow one to as they please, rather than running around aimlessly.
I had plans to paint directly after my last final, but it was snowing. I decided to take cover and set up looking out of my garage to paint this tree.
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9x12 oil on canvas.

Often times, a clear sky will dominate the day, only to give way to cloudy haze in the last hour of light. These make for some dramatic winter sky's...
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11x14 oil on canvas.

...but sometimes, the sky's remain open, allowing golden light to dance on the subject.
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11x14 oil on canvas.

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9x12 oil on canvas.


I have new boots (thanks mom!) and they have opened up a new world of warm feet. When I painted this larger canvas, I was actually sweating. I spotted this view on the way to Jenny's grandparents house on Christmas, and made a note to return on a sunny day.
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18x24 oil on canvas.

7 comments:

joshess said...

Dude these are all illin! Especially that last big boi, incredible. Keep it up man, this is good stuff!

Kyle Martin said...

Hey, Thanks Josh. I was out today with a 18x24... I'd post it right now, but I have to finish lunch and get back out there for the sunset.

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Fortenberry said...

Some very nice painting, reminiscent of Fairfield Porter.

http://donfortenberry.blogspot.com/

jennifer woodburn said...

Lovin' this batch. Great work!

Kyle Martin said...

Hi Fortenberry,
Thanks for the heads up. I looked up Mr. Porter, and enjoyed his work.

Thanks, Jennifer!

Kyle

Paul said...

I love the golden light trees with the whisp of snow. Also, i'm curious, why'd u mention AM radio in the title?