Adam Houston

American Impressionist Oil Painter

Barnyard Rooster - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Barnyard Rooster

Oil on Canvas Panel|8" x 6"

I had a few other chicken shots from 2011 and wanted to try this guy. I loved painting the high key colors on this one. The colors looks crazy if you focus on them but it works (I hope) as a whole. Well, this is…

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Orange with Two Leaves - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Orange with Two Leaves

Oil on Canvas Panel|6" x 8"

I was running out of gas with the cows and saw this orange at our local grocery store. The orange color on this was so intense that I had a hard time mixing a color that was accurate.

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Sunlit Cow - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Sunlit Cow

Oil on Canvas Panel|6" x 8"

Here is the last of the cows for the year. These were so fun to paint and I’ll be revisiting them in 2016!

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Cows in a Field - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Cows in a Field

Oil on Linen Panel|12" x 9"

Mixing it up a bit, here are two cows in a field. These guys were so much fun to paint and I’m loving the warm and cool grays when painting these cows.

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Lovely Lane Chapel - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Lovely Lane Chapel

Oil on Canvas Panel|6" x 8"

I wanted to revisit No. 320 from earlier in the year and redeem that awful painting. This one is just a little bit better. I’m gonna be posting daily through the end of the year to hit 100.

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Bunny - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Bunny

Oil on Canvas|12" x 12"

Here’s the last painting I did during my workshop with James Richards. I felt a little goofy painting something like this during an event like that, but my daughter had requested a painting of “bunny” and I wanted it to be a good one. As…

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Single Pomegranate - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Single Pomegranate

Oil on Linen Panel|6" x 6"

I’ve know for a while about “lost” edges but always get wound up when I’m painting and want things to be crisp and clear. I really tried hard to let the right side of the pomegranate disappear and have that line be more invisible. Compared…

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Ranch Gate Road Tree - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Ranch Gate Road Tree

Oil on Canvas Panel|6" x 6"

This one is from my trip the California this summer. I was driving up this steep hill and loved the way the tree, power lines and shadows all worked together. Earlier I would have edited out the power pole/lines but I’m trying to work with…

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Ashantilly Ave - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Ashantilly Ave

Oil on Canvas Panel|8" x 6"

No. 323 is a painting of the little house we stayed at during our St. Simons trip. The afternoon light created a distinct shadow across the front which was fun to paint due to the color of the house.

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East Beach Dunes - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

East Beach Dunes

Oil on Canvas Panel|8" x 10"

This was painted on St. Simons Island near the East Beach. I’m learning to embrace weird weather and almost prefer it to clear, blue skies now. We had a weird sky all morning and instead of waiting it out I decided to chase it.

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