Sunday, October 28, 2007

"Canyon View" new plein air landscape by Mike Callahan

"Canyon View"
Oil on Canvas 12" x 16"
I just recently went on a trip to Moab and was able to paint this plein air piece up in the Arches National Park ...You can see a larger posting of it by clicking

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

"Tenacity", brand new oil painting by Mike Callahan

Oil on Canvas 14" x 11"
I was out on my lunch break taking a walk a couple of weeks ago and I was struck by the light raking down over these rocks and a tenacious little bit of rabbit brush growing up out of the smallest crack blooming like it was a big bush, so I just thought it would make a great painting. What do you think? ...You can see a larger posting and a step-by-step demo of how I painted it by clicking

Plein Air Paintout - Seasons of Martis

Last weekend I had the privilege of painting in the Season's of Martis Plein Air paintout...For the most part, the weather was gorgeous, but Friday was's a shot of me painting "en colde air"! You can read more details and see more photos by clicking here.