Monday, August 01, 2016

Monsoon Madness #7 And Tom Horn Struts His Stuff

August 1, 2016
   Went home for lunch and finished another monsoon madness painting:

Daily Whip Out: "Rolling Monsoon Madness"

  Also finished another take on our favorite homicidal chief of scouts.

Daily Whip Out: "Tom Horn Struts His Stuff"

   On the way back in to the office, caught this tall thunderhead piling straight up over Continental Mountain:

Massive Thunderhead Roiling Up And Over Continental Mountain

   When it comes to rendering, you really can't exaggerate the vertical height of these monsters as they reach upwards of 35,000 feet on a typical summer day.

  One of the benefits of my quest to do 10,000 bad drawings was laying to rest the fear of ruining a good piece of art board. That doesn't mean, however, I'm a fearless artist. All the other fears remain.

"The amateur believes he must first overcome his fear; then he can do his work. The professional knows that fear can never be overcome. He knows there is no such thing as a fearless warrior or a dread-free artist."
—Steven Pressfield, "The War of Art"

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