March 2017 Blog Posts (4)

Progress on getting fit

Hello, just thought I would drop in to say hello and let you know how my fitness is going. I have been exercising about 4-5 days a week doing easy stretches and warm up and cool down exercises of 20 mins, I can feel the difference and my body is loosening up and the stiff ness has gone, still get pains in my let I suspect I will have to see the doctor about that. I am feeling better in myself and have just started 10 mins of easy dance to get me moving even more. I have done a couple of videos… Continue

Added by Pauline Abbott on March 26, 2017 at 9:42am — 1 Comment

Painting

You all have some awesome paintings.I was fortunate to know Bob Ross.WE lived quite close in fla.Miss him.Keep doing what youre.I'm my worst critic.
Art

Added by Art on March 18, 2017 at 4:47pm — 2 Comments

Second attempt at Blue Mountain view bombed

I attempted my second expression of Blue Mountain View yesterday, and totally bombed it. However I do know that with each painting there are lessons to be learned, and improvements as a painter can be gained

In my second attempt I totally blew it on my values. The farthest mountains looked more like the sky, and the closest looked like just a blob of color. The two lessons I learned from this experience is:

Pay better attention to the values and how to properly contrast them to…

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Added by Russ Hager on March 8, 2017 at 7:45am — 3 Comments

Why did I start painting?

I have never been one who has demonstrated great, or even moderate levels of artistic ability. I cannot look at a detailed picture and replicate it like a truly talented artist. I have often envied people that have such a remarkable talent

 However, I would find myself looking at a tree in full bloom, and I would ask myself "How would I paint that tree? I mentioned this to my wife, and she bought me a beginner's paint set for Christmas 2016. So I have started painting, and really…

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Added by Russ Hager on March 2, 2017 at 4:51am — 1 Comment

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