Category Archives: Still Life
The miserable winter of 2015 left trees and shrubs in shambles. Pulling broken magnolia branches out of a snow bank, I brought them home to see if they would bloom. The flowering was only partially successful, but I was very … Continue reading
#flowerphotochallenge: day 5 of 7, a cyclamen work in progress. Oil paint on 8×8 canvas. This is more materials experimentation – no solvents. Here I’m using my traditional oil paints (Gamblin, Winsor Newton and Williamsburg) with a mix of linseed oil (for a … Continue reading
December 24, Newfane VT. Locally sourced artisan still life?
This summer I developed a sensitivity (sensitivity = ranging from lightheaded dizziness to all out room-swirling vertigo) to solvents (paint thinner, with and without odor, turpentine, and mixtures that contain them). I carried on through the plein air season, first … Continue reading