Category Archives: Still Life

Work in Progress: Cyclamen in Rose

 ‪#‎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

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A month of daily sketches – and more maybe?

December 24, Newfane VT. Locally sourced artisan still life?  

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Learning new tricks with old oils

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

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A Week of Painting at Art New England with Stanley Bielen

Vermont was at its best – painting, inspiration, friends and wonderful, dramatic skies but not too much rain.   Art New England is a 3 week program of art workshops from Mass College of Art held at Bennington College, a picture … Continue reading

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