• Tim Ellmers, Artist

Days 4 - 10 Sept Challenge Cont.

I have been successful thus far in being able to carve away some painting time each day since the Strada Challenge began. This has been thoroughly enjoyable!


Day 4 - Still-life Drawing


Drawing out my paint tubes (1 hr)

Day 5 - Still-life


Sam Adams Oktoberfest bottle; 6 x 6 in., Oil on Canvas - I totally botched the neck of this bottle. I should have been good about comparing (1 hour)



Day 6 Plein Air - Knockout Roses (1.5 hours)


Last Knockout Rose; 8 x 8 in., Oil on Canvas (1.5 hours)

Day 7 Still-life; Honeycrisp Apples, 6 x 6 in., Oil on Gessoboard (1.5 hours)




Day 8 Plein Air - Oak Trees in Park; 11 x 14 in., Oil on Canvas (2 hours)


Mighty Oaks; 11 x 14 in., Oil on Canvas


Day 9 Still-life - Part 1 - OMS Container Still-life




Day 10 Still-life - Part 2 of OMS container Still-life



Value Comparing B/W vs. Color. From this I feel the values are spot on. (Reason as to why squinting is key in observing objects)


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