Friday, July 21, 2017

On my easel - The Mill at Anselma (Chester Springs, PA) Start to finish.

After a few weeks off, I needed to get back into the swing of things. 

The Mill at Anselma (Chester Springs, PA)
12 x 8
Medium - Gouache


blocking in color and composition

Pass #2 - working on depth

Pass #3 still working on depth, adding some detail & adjusting color
Pass # 4 getting close to finishing, working on depth, detail & color

The Mill at Anselma
(Rt. 401 Chester Springs, PA)
12 x 8
Medium - Gouache

$275.00 matted & framed + shipping

Available at bill-kassel.com

scanned and ready for prints

Friday, May 26, 2017

Just off my easel - Sunflower (companion piece to a previous painting)

Just Finished
Sunflower
4 1/2 x 13 1/4
Gouache and watercolor
Original is spoken for...prints will be available

$110.00 - matted & framed (10 x 20 frame)
$50.00 - Matted print only

email me - bill@bill-kassel.com



This is the companion piece to go with the new painting.

Prints are also available for this.

$110.00 - matted & framed (10 x 20 frame)
$50.00 - Matted print only

email me - bill@bill-kassel.com

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Just off my easel - Pileated Woodpecker

Just Finished
Pileated Woodpecker

(just for reference of size adult birds range from 16 to 19 inches)
8x12
Gouache on 140# Canson watercolor paper
Photo reference thanks to NatureRich Photography
https://www.facebook.com/naturerichphotos/


$275.00 (matted & framed)
Available @ bill-kassel.com

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Finished - Mourning Dove

Finished
Mourning Dove
10x7
Gouache on 140# Canson watercolor paper
$275.00 matted & framed
Available @ bill-kassel.com

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Just finished - Cameron Scott Green - Apprentice Gardener at Colonial Williamsburg


Cameron Scott Green - Apprentice Gardener at Colonial Williamsburg
8 x 8
Gouache (Opaque Watercolor) on 140# Canson watercolor paper

Portraits are always challenge and so much fun.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Steps to a finished painting. Mischievous Barley

Mischievous Barley
8x8
Gouache on 140# Canson watercolor paper
Available for pet commissions

 
Pass #1 - working on composition & adding color
 

Pass #2 - adding detail and more color

Pass #3Adding indemension to background

Finished painting - added much more detail and uniformity

How it will look matted & framed.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Just finished Leicester Ewe


Leicester Ewe from Colonial Williamsburg
8x8
Gouache on 140# Canson watercolor paper
$250.00 + shipping
Available at www.bill-kassel.com

Final pass


 
Second Pass  
First pass





Monday, February 27, 2017

Barn on Yellow Springs Road - West Pikeland Township, PA

First pass

2nd pass adjusting height of building adding depth

3rd pass adding depth and detail

4th pass working on color and feel

5th pass - more color and detail

6th pass - almost there, color and detail

Monday, February 6, 2017

South Dakota Sunflower

First Pass
My latest painting - I decided to go in a different direction. A little more impressionistic than I usually do.

South Dakota Sunflower
8 x 12
Gouache on 140# Canson watercolor paper
From a photo taken to my trip to South Dakota a couple of years ago.
















Second Pass
Third and final pass

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Scarlet Tanager - Flame of Spring

Just Finished
Scarlet Tanager - Flame of Spring
10 x 7
Gouache on 140# Canson Watercolor paper
Available at bill-kassel.com

Below is the working sequence  
Pass 1
Pass 2

Pass 3
 Pass 4