Monday, February 16, 2015

Art and Life 02

Art and Life 02

In this episode, I discuss underpainting with flake white and then later, take time to enjoy a Friday night fire pit with my wife...

"SUNSET ON LIBERTY" new oil painting by Mike Callahan

"Sunset on Liberty"
Oil on Canvas
12"x 16"

While the title of this painting could be considered a commentary on the current state of things in this country, it's not meant to be. I've tried to remain apolitical in my posts and focus on painting and this is not a departure from my policy.  This cityscape is a view of Liberty Street in Reno looking West at sundown.  Cityscapes have and continue to be a challenge to me; I haven't fully landed on a means of employing my style to my satisfaction and therefore will be challenging myself with more cityscapes in the future...