There’s been a lot of time spent burning fuel on Route 2 but this autumn should be more focused with Vermont at its best.
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.
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.
Before a Vermont vacation, there was photography.
First time out to paint this spring, trying out a newish easel at my favorite empty industrial park – yes, it’s 2020. Was close to finished and the wind blew everything over and smeared the painting. Nowhere to go but up! And good news? I can still zip up my painting jeans.
EARTH MONTH: FRESHWATER AND OUR WATERSHED April 15 – May 20, 2020 – a virtual exhibit through Concord Umbrella, includes 2 of my plein air pieces painted at Mass Audubon’s Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary. From the website: Water in all its forms inspires wonder: the intricate beauty of a snowflake’s design, the tranquility of a flowing stream, theContinue reading “A virtual exhibit –”
My painting, Hot Day Cool Brook was selected for Concord Art’s MJ1 show, juried by Emily Eveleth and Penn Young. January 16—February 9, 2020. Opening reception: January 16, 6-8PM. There will be wonderful art to see – you should go! And The Walk is at Spaulding Rehab’s (through the Artists Group of Charlestown) Finding YourContinue reading “Hangings are happening”