Tag Archives: oil painting

Light & White

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.

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Painting Through a Vermont Winter

I shifted things around and got myself a functioning studio, just a little chilly in February – time to look into diy insulation.

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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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A Mid-Summer Photo Shoot

Before a Vermont vacation, there was photography.

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1st time out for Plein Air is always . . . an event?

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 … Continue reading

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A virtual exhibit –

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 … Continue reading

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Beginning: cyclamen

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.

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