Author Archives: Hank Buffington

Beach Day

We took the kids to the beach today and I did a little painting. I don’t know why I bothered with the beach at the bottom. I really only had an interest in the sky. Maybe I’ll paint a couple … Continue reading

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Cloudless Morning

We’ve had a lot of cloudless mornings lately. With nothing of interest in the sky I keep looking down for something to paint. Luckily I like painting rocks. The Susquehanna River back in Lancaster had lots of good rocks. There’s … Continue reading

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Sunny

Not a cloud in the sky this morning. oils, 8×10″

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Fog Burning Off

I went out early this morning but the rising sun chased away all the nice fog. I’m still not feeling very comfortable with oil paint.

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Hello, Portsmouth, RI

We landed in Portsmouth, RI. We don’t have any family here and no emotional attachments (yet), but it’s very pretty and I feel lucky to get to paint here. I haven’t really painted in months. Now I’m trying to get … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Lancaster, PA

Thirteen years of mostly good times with only a few bad times. We made so many wonderful memories here, but due to an unfortunate turn in our lives our family is relocating. It’s difficult to say goodbye to your home … Continue reading

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Fast and Slow

I still don’t have much time to paint right now but I took the day off to spend one last time with my figure group friends. First I did a fast one, then I did a slower one that I … Continue reading

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Another Breather

I’ve been very busy lately and needed a day off so I met with some friends to paint from a model. I’m a little rusty but it felt really good to paint again.

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Breather

I haven’t painted in a long time and needed to just get out of the house this morning.

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The End of Something Old Or The Beginning of Something New?

Sunset or sunrise? This painting is another one of my plein airs reworked and rescued from the trash. It has transformed from a sketch into a more controlled work. All changes to the plein air painting were done out of my … Continue reading

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