Category Archives: Creative Process

“Wrapped Up in Blue”

Wrapped Up in Blue 36″ x 36″ oil on gallery-wrapped canvas ©Tracy Wall A second painting leaping into my series of simple horses gone big. Inspirations come from everywhere.  This one’s color palette came from a small piece of wrapping … Continue reading

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“Tall Draft” and 2014 Word of the Year: Leap

Tall Draft 36″ x 36″ oil on gallery-wrapped canvas © Tracy Wall Now on to my Word of the Year (see previous post) At this time, I’ve been feeling like I’m at a plateau.  The story of this painting can … Continue reading

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“Colorful Cowboy” and What’s my 2014 Word of the Year?

Colorful Cowboy 18″ x 14″ oil on canvas © Tracy Wall This one, inspired by the annual Stock Show and Rodeo here in Denver, is a remake of an older painting.  (I’m much older and wiser now, right?)  I’ll always … Continue reading

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Cereal Collaboration (part 2 of 2)

Cereal Collaboration (2 of 2)  (sold) 36″ x 36″ oil on gallery-wrapped canvas ©2013 Tracy Wall Here’s the second half of the pair for Children’s Hospital Colorado.  They hang on the same wall in the Pediatric ICU, about six feet … Continue reading

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Cast Shadow 2

Cast Shadow 2 (study) 10″ x 8″ oil on canvas ©2013 Tracy Wall Another study experimenting with palette (oranges and purples here instead of the blue-green tones of the previous) and composition (walking instead of standing, creates different shapes of … Continue reading

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“Cast Shadows (study)”

Cast Shadows (study)  (sold) 10″ x 8″ oil on canvas ©2012 Tracy Wall Revisiting a concept I used a few years ago with shadows from an aerial viewpoint.  I’m a different painter now than I was then, so I give … Continue reading

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“Mystic Blue” and stretching

“Mystic Blue” oil on panel 7 1/4″ x 11″ ©2012 Tracy Wall As winter sets in here in Colorado, there’s a chill in the air.  As is typical, I get stiffer as the temperature falls, so stretching has been usually … Continue reading

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