Stages 02.1 – Land, Sky, & Color; and 02.2 – Rendering the Seabed

By Sportsman's Palette, Inc. | January 17, 2020

Land, Sky, & Color Cardnell: This Stage includes work on the clouds, the application of colour to the vegetation, a repositioning of the skiff, the indication of a landmass on the horizon, and a rough introduction of a beach peninsula to the right of the canvas. It is my intention to begin establishing the appearance…

Stage 01 – Structural Blocking

By Sportsman's Palette, Inc. | January 14, 2020

Firstly, Cardnell’s unyielding discipline to his approach and pursuit of excellence in every work may not be better illustrated than the time he puts into thinking about each stage of a given work vs. actual work executed – his patience is limitless, as is evidenced in the narration to come. Cardnell may well sit before…

The Evolution of A Masterpiece

By Sportsman's Palette, Inc. | January 9, 2020

Most often, when one views a work of art, whether at a gallery, online, or in one’s own home, he or she sees a finished work – The culmination of work that requires weeks, months and sometimes the better part of a year for an artist to complete. The latter is especially true in the…

The 2020’s at Sportsman’s Palette

By Sportsman's Palette, Inc. | January 8, 2020

For some, the start of a new decade signifies the chance for a new beginning, new growth, and even new success. At Sportsman’s Palette, the start of the 2020’s ushers in a renaissance of sorts for the brand – from the launch of our new website late last year, to some exciting new prospects in…