Author Archives: Dwayne

Worth the Wait

This painting has seen many other projects start and finish while it patiently waited.  Only when the right balance, color and composition is achieved, can I finally be satisfied to sign it off.  Being the largest canvass I’ve completed to … Continue reading

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Bottoms Up!

Since my last update I made many highlight changes throughout the painting. I am in the process of finishing the base of the wine glass , wood grain on the table and the reflections and shine.  The base of the glass and the … Continue reading

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The Bubbles in the Glass…

I’m finally past the stage that every artist dreads but must persevere through…the “ugly stage”. There are times I call it something more colorful, but for now this is a term used by many to describe a stage of their painting … Continue reading

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The Detail…

I have finished adding detail to the glass on the neck of the bottle with the exception of a few highlights that will go on near the end to help balance the painting.  Next I will put the final detailed layers on … Continue reading

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New year…New Focus

Happy New Year! With the new year comes a new focus.  Work has started again and more of the base layers are getting to the point of completion thus making room for the intermediate layers of paint. The glass in the … Continue reading

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Starting to take shape!

With the busy summer behind me, I’m moving forward and making progress on this painting. The base layers are beginning to set the values apart. I’m doing most of the work on the stem of the glass and the table trying to … Continue reading

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Almost covered.

Another late night painting and I Just about have all the canvas covered with the first layers of paint. Once this stage is done I will start adding more detail and concentrate on the values to make sure the focus … Continue reading

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First Layer

The process of laying paint to canvas has begun! This is the beginning of the first thin layers of paint which make up the under painting. As more layers are added, detail and fine lines will give the under painting a … Continue reading

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New wine painting!

Hi everyone: I’ve decided to start another red wine painting. I love the challenge of painting glass and reflections. While still holding true to my realist style, on this piece I will be using a larger canvas and brushes. Using … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my Blog. Since getting my website up and running, I wanted to start a blog of new paintings from start to completion. I’ve since started a new wine painting and thought this would be a great time to … Continue reading

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