Painting from observation becomes tricky when the scene is ephemeral. With the fresh morning snow? or just the greenery of 11am? Backlit still life? Sure! Easy Peasy. We set ourselves up for challenges and then complain. This was my February.
I shifted things around and got myself a functioning studio, just a little chilly in February – time to look into diy insulation.
Finished Wednesday morning, the West River from the dining room. Lush wet on wet oil paints using both brushes and palette knives. Oil on canvas, 11×14 inches.
Make tea, make art. Oil paint on canvas. 8×8 inches.
Before a Vermont vacation, there was photography.
Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.