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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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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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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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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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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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Art in the Time of Corona: week 1

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 … Continue reading

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