Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.
A quiet Saturday afternoon with my gouache and a handful of carnations. Nice to paint after all the ink drawings that I’ve been doing. In other living room/studio work, I’m taking tentative attempts with silver point and gessoing panels for using with my new acrylics that arrived this week.
I don’t have oil paints at home where I’ve been since March 13. I do have gouache, an opaque water soluble paint. A quick visit to my studio a month ago made clear to me that it wasn’t a good idea for me. I do miss miss my art neighbors. And then I’ll open thisContinue reading “Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?”
My oil paints are in my studio, my acrylics are in a barn in Vermont and I, now with the attention span of a fruit fly, am sequestered at home with gouache, watercolors, pastels, crayons, inks and, thankfully, paper. It’s been awhile since I’ve used these, and I am expecting a certain amount of painContinue reading “Art in the Time of Corona: week 1”
Scaling up to a 24×24 canvas. I want a bit more freedom & broad strokes that can come with this scale. I will be limited to just daytime painting to add a bit of backlight.
Lots of “painting it on” and “scraping it off” lately, with an orange bug brought back from Alamogordo NM.
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It’s been an interesting couple months, with adventures ranging from driving through the desert at dawn to an all day slog on the Mass Pike/NYS Thruway. Family time both in the southwest and in western NY. Even a High School reunion. My cultural life ranged from the Sante Fe Opera to the Alamogordo Community TheaterContinue reading “Almost 2 months, feels like years”