Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Well back to the painting this view went on for ever it seemed. The spot just was so calming and relaxing I really enjoyed it. The other calming effect was all the blues war and cool and of course the breeze that afternoon was delightful.
By Doug Carter, " Open Field " 8 X 6 oil painting.www.facebook.com/dougcarterartist@dougcarterartist
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Well I did have the sun break through the sky and it hit this building and it warmed my heart and I came to peace about my thought. And this was my Spiritual moment ,Thank You Lord for your answer in my life.
By Doug Carter , 7 X 5 Oil Painting ' Spiritual Moment"
Saturday, September 17, 2016
"Golden Rose" by Doug Carter, 7 X 5 oil painting.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
I see these cars and trucks just sitting in the fields of East Texas. I'm attracted to them because I know there is a story about each of them. Sometimes I can just imagine and wounder. Where they have been and what have they seen in there day.
I also enjoy painting them in the raw will the rust and ware and tare of life. I also hear story's from the people who buy them and they often say this reminds me of ___________ fill in the blank. or this was just like the family car or my dad had one he just loved. I would very much like to hear your story if you willing to share. Side note I have no idea of the make and model or year could you help me.
'Still Resting" By Doug Carter, 8 X 10 Oil painting .
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
My Art story:
It's my wife's fault,
I say that because she's the one who signed me up for art lessons one year for my birthday.
She's also the one that reminded me of my mom's talent and how I sketched and painted as a kid. I was even more surprise one day at a local fair that I sold one of my pieces of artwork for $300. My Art career has taken off since then, winning local art shows and selling my art all over the United States . I have my wife to thank for this career and I thank God for her encouragement.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
I liked how the large oak was covering everything, and to paint it in such a way that it was in the painting yet not the focus. The bed of Tulips is what caught my eye peaking out from under the shadow of the red bush . I just wanted to share this treasure of a find with you.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Wanted you to see the last light of another long day. I know how life can be so busy and crazy and all of a sudden its gone and done. Sometimes some one or something gives you hope and puts a smile on your face. Well here is my attempt to do just that for you. You may have missed this but here it is last nights sunset. Yes I paint my therapy and hopefully it will help you as well. Keep smiling.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Taught me allot in a recent work shop in Texas. I know he has inspired my painting in a very positive way. I would highly recommend learning from his talent.
Metal against a neutral back ground with fruit as a contrasting center of interest. The glow and reflections caught my eye with this setup. Hope it catches yours like it did for me.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Majesty, Splendor, Glory, All very appropriate names and descriptions don't you think. Love the painting and the subject and all the endless references. The brushwork on a board is so delicate and challenging. Seems the photos pick it up more than in real life. The sky transition from a cool distant sky above to a glowing distant fading sun.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
What is going on here you have a glowing sky lighting up the background. The distance hills are capturing the glow turning the blue distance hills into a mauve splendor. The mid section is cooling down with a cool blue in the field. You can see the warm sky trying to cut through the trees. Is it too much man was it allot of fun.
"Radiance" 5X7 Oil painting.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
I live in Texas and enjoy painting the lush green rolling hill. I also loving painting Oceans and Dessert I have lived on the shore and have always enjoyed the colors of the desserts. . It's probably because neither are in the East Texas Area. However my recent trip to Arizona I took allot of photos. This scene of this one main cactus caught my eye with the view of such a grand background. It was saying paint me paint me.
Artist Doug Carter, Fine Art, oil on a 5X7 gesso board.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
The hardest part of this was the varying glows not just the wick but the light reflected through the glass. Go ahead and try and blow it out , like it and hope you do as well.
"Red Light" fine Art painting By Doug Carter 6 X 6. oil on hardboard.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
It's so good to be painting again makes the whole world come alive with all the possibilities.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2016
A light path down the trail is an invitation to wonderland. I love to paint intrigue I am not sure what color that is but here is my version of it I hope to have captured depth and light and distance on this one. What do you think ? 7 X 5 By Artist Doug Carter, Fine art Oil Painting.