Sunday, July 12, 2009

Painting Outdoors: Studies

I refer to plein air painting often in my video commentaries. Here are some of my studies. This is where I do 99% of my learning about light and colour. In my opinion, nature is the best teacher, and you don't get charged tuition either.


Blogger justin said...

Thanks for sharing, it's neat to see how your style carries over from your traditional to digital pieces. I see a similar quality to the brush strokes, I really dig it.

What medium did you use for these paintings?

3:10 PM  
Blogger Nori Tominaga said...

Thanks Marco. Y'know, as much as I love your concept videos, I love your plein air!

6:07 PM  
Blogger Mark Bridges said...

Those are some nice works.

7:42 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Dang Marco, you're PA's are getting SO GOOD! Nice work bro! Hey BTW, are we still on for August? I'm looking forward to staying at your place! BTW, I'll give you my new BOOK and DVD when I go to Toronto, so don't order anything.

9:07 PM  
Blogger Tom Jones said...

Really like the simplicity of these. There's something really peaceful about them.

Great stuff!

4:08 AM  
Blogger Dillon Thompson said...

I am so jealous. These are so motivating and inspiring.

10:58 AM  
Blogger Tooninator said...

these are far and beyond awesome

11:54 AM  
Blogger Marco Bucci said...

hey thanks guys!
Justin - these are oil on masonite board. I do a double coat of smooth acrylic gesso to prime the board.
Jason - YEAH man! I can't wait! I'll e-mail you.

12:35 PM  
Blogger abhishek singh said...

love the second one in the first row ,
these r amazing ,

3:40 PM  
Blogger Joe Kresoja said...

nice stuff!

3:49 PM  
Blogger B! said...

FINALLY!! nice work Marco.. paint more! post more!

10:48 PM  
Blogger cesc said...

Great works!

4:30 PM  
Blogger Luky said...

the studies are very impressive!
the palet you use is amazing...
just wow

4:36 AM  
Blogger Jose Ramos said...

Lovely stuff Marco , i love your style painting.
.Keep on touch !

1:14 PM  
Blogger Chandrashekhar Yaligod said...

Marco your conceptart and your painting's are Really nice work

12:45 AM  
Blogger carlos preto said...

really nice studies! I enjoyed your concept video, it inspired me to paint! keep up the great work!

10:30 AM  
Blogger Erik said...

Beautiful, I guess you're also a fan of Richard Schmid when I look at your use of edges.

6:13 AM  
Blogger Marco Bucci said...

Eric - thanks (and good eye!). Richard's edge work is some of my favourite. His paintings definitely have influenced the way I look at nature.

12:31 PM  
Blogger Stephen Noble said...

These look great Marco! Nice values and lighting.

11:31 PM  
Blogger Wouter Tulp said...

very cool! Your work is outstanding!

3:18 AM  

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