Smoked Capelin

I had a really productive weekend, producing these paintings and then regenerating with a day off…

Capelin StudyThis is a 5×7 inch oil painting on canvas panel that I made with some smoked caplin as painting models.  Their colourful sides remind me of raku fired clay- lots of iridescent blue, red, yellow, and browns.
Male Capelin
A series of nine 8×10 oil paintings on stretched cotton canvas depicting the same smoked caplin models.  They are made a little differently than the first little painting, but have the same colour combinations and dark backgrounds.  Here is a detail of the lower left hand corner painting: