Photos of what I'm painting right now,  shown in stages. 

            

"Dead Trees in High Water"

"Dead Trees in High Water"

Started a new 40" x 30". Another photo I took from my canoe in N Wisconsin.

"Dead Trees in High Water"

"Dead Trees in High Water"

Was easier to finish the lower part of the drawing w/ paint.

"Dead Trees in High Water"

"Dead Trees in High Water"

Starting to add some detail to all that dark water.

"Dead Trees in High Water"

"Dead Trees in High Water"

Starting to look like a painting...

"Dead Trees in High Water"

"Dead Trees in High Water"

This is hard to photograph. Lots of glare at the top.

"Dead Trees in High Water"

"Dead Trees in High Water"

Tightened up background shadow detail, added more highlights and finished grassy banks. Also got a better photo without artificial lighting blowing out everything.

Chicago in the Time of Covid

Chicago in the Time of Covid

This 30"x40" shows up here well underway bc I haven't been updating this site (I completed and sold my previous painting"Into the Slough" w/out ever posting in-progress pics).

Chicago in the Time of Covid

Chicago in the Time of Covid

My daughter Hannah took this photo during the first big lockdown, around 9:00 p.m. The city is a ghost town.