Tag Archives: Vermont

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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West River VT. motif No.s 1 and 2

Excellent grey day – none of those fast moving shadows streaking across the vista. These 2 paintings are 8 and 6 inches square and a return to my quick study “postcards from . . .” style. I also tried out … Continue reading

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Vermont Labors

This gallery contains 3 photos.

After this very hot summer, Vermont’s woods are a cooling relief  and the harvest bounty is ready to be taken home! 

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ANE – 2018: a Sense of Place

It’s been all about the painting, evocative, and atmospheric. This is a motley assortment of some of the paintings thus far, ranging from 6×6 to maybe 24×30 inches. Vera poses challenges that have me shaking up my work habits.

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ANE 2018 – Sunday evening and right straight to the first exercise.

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