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Day 13 – 30 in 30 Challenge – Home To The Nest

Home To The Nest ©2014 Dave Casey 6×6″ – oil on gessobord Click here to go to the Daily Paintworks auction page This is a very interesting painting. I got the idea from a video I saw on YouTube, by … Continue reading

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Day 20 of 30 in 30 Challenge – Hillside Morning

Wanted to step our of the studio, so to speak, and do another landscape painting. I’m still struggling with my trees and colors and I think I need to devote a significant amount of time to working on them. If … Continue reading

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Day 10 of 30 in 30 Challenge – Autumn Pond

I switched gears on this one and went to a canvas panel instead of linen and decided another landscape was in order. I call this one Autumn Pond and I can picture myself building a small cabin just a few … Continue reading

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Virtual Paintout #1 – Valparaiso, Chile

I wanted to go ahead and get this one posted. I’ve been working on it for a few days and have maybe seven or eight hours in it. I think I could make it a whole lot nicer with a … Continue reading

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Fall On The Pond

Well, here is my first post since finishing the 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge. As I said a few days ago, I wanted to do some larger paintings that would take a little longer than a couple of hours. … Continue reading

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Day 30 of the 30 Day Challenge – Meadow Pond

Well, this marks the end of the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. I must say that I never thought I would be able to do this many paintings in such a short amount of time. Thirty paintings is more … Continue reading

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Day 27 of the 30 Day Challenge – Morning on the Marsh

Morning on the Marsh©2013 D Casey7×5″ – Oil on linen panelClick here to go to the Daily Paintworks auction pageAnother marsh painting and I like the way the grass seems to be coming together for me. I did this one … Continue reading

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Day 26 of the 30 Day Challenge – Wee Little Verdin

Took a photo of this little lady a couple of months ago at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve. She was in the process of building a nest, but she stopped just long enough to pose for her portrait. Then back … Continue reading

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Day 24 of the 30 Day Challenge – Acacia Ocean

Tried the acrylics again today and I must say this one came out quite a bit better than the last acrylic painting I tried. I liked using these paints this time and will try them some more. And I got … Continue reading

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Day 23 of the 30 Day Challenge – Red Rock Tree

Just a quickie today. Didn’t have time for anything else, so I did this one in about an hour. Trying to learn to use more paint, paint in bigger, bolder strokes and not touch the paint more than once after … Continue reading

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