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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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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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Fun with Graphite

Graphite on Dura Lar is a fun combination – and here’s my COVID-19 selfie.

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A gouache afternoon, covid continues

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 … Continue reading

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And then I have been sketching

And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.    

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Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?

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 … Continue reading

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