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

"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for."
― Georgia O'Keeffe

A Painting A Day | "Sun on Sandstone Cliff"

Original Painting 12″ x 16″, Sun On Sandstone Cliff.  See How To Buy Art

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Fine Art Print, 12″ x 16″, Sun on Sandstone Cliff.    See About Prints

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This photograph had bright cliffs sunlit in the foreground and a long distance out to the ocean and the horizon.

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, photograph

Photograph

Process was pastel sketch, then airbrush underpainting in primary colors, and then acrylic paint applied thick. A painting should be made of paint, not color shading a canvas.

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, pastel sketch

Pastel Sketch

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, airbrush

Airbrush

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, paint one

First Paint

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, paint two

Second session…

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, paint three

More Paint

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger

Sun On Sandstone Cliff

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, on easel

On easel.

A Painting A Day | Sun On Sandstone Cliff, original painting by Spence Munsinger, on easel

On easel.