Category Archives: Plein air landscapes

Sachuest

Lots of ducks cooing and whistling near me this morning. 10×14”

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Back Outside

I made it back outside this morning for a quick painting. It was very windy and below freezing. The vodka added to my water helped keep it from freezing again. 10×14”

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Surfers End Again

I worked on this painting plein air for five visits. I then cleaned it up a lot at home out of my head remembering the experience of being there on the beach. This started a long time ago in my … Continue reading

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Rocks

I love the rocks here. 9×12”

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Frozen

Only 19 degrees outside this morning. My watercolors froze of course. Some interesting effects happen when it thaws in the back of my car on the way home. Painting in those conditions necessitates an immediacy that I usually can’t motivate … Continue reading

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This Weekend

Here are some paintings from this weekend. Figure group. Green hair. First, a 10 minute pose. Then 20 minute poses. Here she wore her fur coat. For this one I drew first with charcoal pencil. 20 minutes cursing at a … Continue reading

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New Year 2019

I painted a couple of small landscapes at the Jersey Shore before New Years. Both acrylic, 6×8”. Pink Hotel From The Music Pier End of December  And today I did some more experiments at figure group. 3 minute poses. Two … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

I did a quick watercolor this morning. We had a dusting of snow overnight and I wanted a spot where I was deliberately avoiding it. I wasn’t in the mood this morning to do that kind of painting. 9×12”

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Clips

This morning I used clips to hold my paper on my board rather than tape. It worked fine. 9×12”

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Bird Sanctuary

I spent seven days painting this on site at the bird sanctuary. I’m not sure I’m completely done with it yet. I want to live with it for a while and spend more time looking at it before I sign … Continue reading

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