Author Archives: Carol

About Carol

A mild-mannered mom, and wielder of oil paint coated brushes.

Light & White

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.

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Painting Through a Vermont Winter

I shifted things around and got myself a functioning studio, just a little chilly in February – time to look into diy insulation.

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New Day, January 2021

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What’s on my easel, 12/9/20

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.

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What’s on my easel – 12/1/20

Make tea, make art. Oil paint on canvas. 8×8 inches.

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The Studios are open!

Brookline Open Studios & Marketplace are open and virtual. Yeah, it’s 2020.

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A Mid-Summer Photo Shoot

Before a Vermont vacation, there was photography.

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Gouache studies: perfect for working at home.

Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.    

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