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Travelogue: Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France

From the past week’s painting workshop in the medieval walled fortress along the Brittany coast.

Great company, a warm, caring and creative leader in Denis Ponsot… 129 more words


weekly painting week 90, 91, 92..

ok so that is a little bit of a cheat, but here are 3 small works in oil. Apple, 6 x 9, Tomatoes 8 x 10″, Chickadee 5 x 5″. Happy Summer! 

Weekly Painting

Front Yard Daylily, Astilbe, Hosta

The front garden is small, sweet and filled with huge plants.

I fear that the front yard announces that a crazy person lives in this house. 230 more words


Do you keep a paint log?

I recently started keeping a more in-depth paint log so I can record my ratios of paint to medium, document the palette for particular paintings, and take any other notes as I prepare and once I finish a piece. 109 more words

Painting Tips

Anatomy of an Indirect Painting II

In a previous post, I discussed how an indirect painting was built up in layers of glazes and scumbles. In this post I will do the same, but concentrate on the earliest steps- underpainting and first layers of glazes and scumbles. 477 more words

The Landscape Atelier

Wave Hill, April Afternoon

An homage to the Impressionists and their gardens.

The obvious: it’s easy to find subjects to paint at Wave Hill, the peaceful place that never fails to buffer the events of the real world. 245 more words


Photos from Wynwood Walls, Doors and around the Hood

I recently visited the Wynwood Improvement District in Miami, FL. Only about a 10 minute drive from the skyscrapers downtown, this neighborhood of only a few square blocks in the middle of an industrial district is an art lovers gem! 139 more words