Paintings of Clouds

Last year I ran across a painting called 'Cumulus' by a 19th century Russian painter named Fyodor Vasilyev. I loved it and decided to copy it. That's harder than it sounds. I started this painting in April, while at a workshop at Deborah Paris' studio, and signed it today. While working on it I narrowed the cloud, widened it, created a foreground, painted the foreground out, darkened, lightened and darkened the sky.

'Cloud', ©2012 Lisa McShane. Oil on Linen Panel. 24" x 24".


Well done Lisa, One of these days I’m going to put in some serious cloud work as mine are usually lacking.
Dan McShane said…
Well timed post with inspiring clouds today. These types of clouds evlove so fast - it has been so wonderful watching this cloud take its shape and hold it and the light.
Lisa McShane said…
Thanks John. It's been a good season for art. I have only to look out my studio window and there they are - all those clouds!

Dan - gorgeous clouds today!
Sarah S said…
one of my absolute faves! fantastic~*~*