Sunday, August 20, 2017

Cattle Piantings

After the last plein air event I thought I should brush up on painting cattle. For the time being these are from photos. The ground for both of these paintings was an pale orange which shows throughout the painting.
12" x 9" oil on panel

This was a little more difficult forcing me to edit the original photo of the cattle to break up the herd.
6" x 8" oil on canvas.


  1. Love how the shadows define the girth of the cow.

    1. I think it is easier to do that when the cows are white.