Climb Ev’ry Mountain

While watching The Sound of Music again recently I was struck by the scene where Mother Abbess sings ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain’. I decided to do a tone/composition study because the lighting and cinematography of the scene is so lovely. When Maria enters the room, it’s very dark. The lighting is harsh and dramatic, and allContinue reading “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”

Alp

Three sketch studies and the finished painting, created on commission. Though I like┬áthe looseness of the quick studies I really enjoyed spending time adding detail into the final picture. The pink sketch I┬árejected for being too pink, though I used some of the light suggested by it in my final composition. I still like theContinue reading “Alp”