Paintings from Sunset Series by Spence Munsinger, Color Field + Blank White Canvas + Realism + Contemporary Abstract Art, original paintings for sale

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
― Pablo Picasso

A Painting A Day | "Sun Behind House"

Original Painting 12″ x 16″, Sun Behind House.  See How To Buy Art

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Fine Art Print, 12″ x 16″, Sun Behind House.    See About Prints

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This is from the hillside off the master bedroom of a house in Santa Barbara, at sunset. When I’m in the middle of winter, in the East, where a palm tree is never seen, this kind of view at the end of the day with the golden light and warmth as the sun sets behind the horizon and the palms sway in the breeze, in February, is a miracle.

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, photograph

Sun Behind House | Photograph

The process is pastel sketch, then airbrush underpainting in priomary colors, and then paint applied with painting knives, shaped spatulas.

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, airbrush

Airbrush

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, first paint

First Paint

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, second paint

Second Paint

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, paint

Bring sky lower…

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, paint

And more paint.

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger

Sun Behind House

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, on easel

On Easel

A Painting A Day | Sun Behind House, original painting by Spence Munsinger, on easel

On easel