Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Last Minute Painting

27  F   a bit overcast
This was about 3:30 today at Hoosick River.

My scene when I started just before 1:30, the sum had come out in the morning, but the sky was getting overcast by now, still, I liked the light off the water here, it was pretty bright when I started.

Today's pallet.

first block in.

Lot of sky and water.

I'm afraid I had started with the water too blue, maybe it was the day greying up.

Yeah, OK so I took this selfie, I'm going to bury it here in the middle of this post.

I really do wear these gloves!

The worst photo ever, but for the most part completed.

Looking East, or down river at the Buskirk Bridge.

New panels!


  1. Great series of pics ....even the selfie lol ... I certainly take that on board for my blogs.

    1. Thanks again, John. I'm not sure why I did the selfie, maybe because the Pope was in one.....I do look forward to your posts! Matt

  2. Hi Matt,
    I really like your paintings. I have tried to paint outside but get too cold - well done! They look really good.

    1. Thank you Heidi; I cut my teeth working in the cold as a carpenter, now it's just as challenging, but having that experience was invaluable for painting outside in the winter. I hope you'll try again, or work around it, The most important thing is to keep painting! Best, Matt.