Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Roger French Painting, "Runnin' Late"

June 8, 2011

Last night I finally finished Roger French's stagecoach painting. A year ago, Roger gifted me a slick hat band for my customized Beaver Brand tan galon hat and I promised him a stagecoach painting. He has been very patient. Earlier this year I created a wash background for the painting I had in mind:

I finally finished it last night, and here's how it looks this morning:

It's called "Runnin' Late." Like so many artists I'd like to say I am self-taught, but the older I get the more ridiculous that claim is (and for some reason artists wear it like a badge of honor). Gee, I wonder what ol' Henny has to say about this?

"A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student."
—Henny Youngman

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