richardhustonart

living, painting and drawing daily from the Edge of Normaltown

74 nature native …Violet 03 (Viola alba)

Violet 03 (Viola alba) (acrylic and charcoal on muslin) The really nice thing about working up these small paintings is I get to quickly explore different approaches to painting a … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

73 nature native …Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)

Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum) (aqueous acrylic and charcoal on muslin) This is one of those plants I would love to cultivate and I’m in the process of finding them through … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

72 native nature …American Plum (Prunus americana)

American Plum (Prunus americana) (aqueous acrylic and charcoal on muslin) One of the trees that’s flowering now is the American Plum another member of the rose family (Rosaceae). You can … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

71 nature native …tree, path and river 02

tree, path and river 02 …upstream (acrylic and charcoal on muslin)   notes and quotes

March 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

70 nature native …tree path and river

tree, path and river (acrylic and charcoal on raw muslin) I started this painting out by using too dark a tone and had to work very hard to raise the … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

69 nature native …dandelion 01

dandelion 01 (aqueous acrylic and charcoal on raw muslin) A lot of the the earliest bloomers in Spring are the easiest to ignore. The dandelion is certainly one of them … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

68 nature native …violet study and preparation

violet study (acrylic on muslin) Since I’ve been painting with acrylics again after a long break I wanted to start pushing myself toward something new. In order to move forward … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

67 nature native

Violets They’re Back! Back in April in 2014 shortly after I began my nature native project with a series of paintings of plants native to Georgia I came across these … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

66 nature native …excited about spring 03…walk out back

excited about spring 03…walk out back (mixed media: acrylic and charcoal) Yesterday was close to perfect with a high cerulean blue sky; about seventy degrees when I went out back … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 7 Comments

66 nature native …tree and path 06 …excited about spring 02

tree and path 06 …excited about spring …daffodils (watercolor and charcoal)   Back to watercolor and charcoal for another celebration of the impending Spring. What a wonderful time of the … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

65 nature native …tree and path 05 …excited about Spring

tree and path 05 …excited about Spring (mixed media, charcoal and acrylic) I’ve gotten very excited about the coming of spring. We could well have a winter cold spell, in … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

In Memory: “Art if successful, needs no explanation…the response comes in the individual terms. Each viewer sees what is there for him…”

Originally posted on The Art of Quotation:
“Art if successful, needs no explanation…the response comes in the individual terms. Each viewer sees what is there for him…” – Leonard Nimoy,…

March 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

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