Sunny, Cold Brant Rock April - Stage OneIt looked like April with a high midday sun,and a greenish turquoise ocean color. It just didn't feel like April. I set up overlooking the Brant Rock in Marshfield, Massachusetts. The wind was whipping from the North, so Iset up with the car to my left,which helped block the worst of it. Thestrong Aprilsun was on my back and gradually the cold was less noticeable. The water was a beautiful combination of colors. Ultramarine blue at the horizon lightening to a turqu... read more »
Colorful Still LifeHerein New England (like much of the country) we areweary of winter and out of energy for bracing against the cold. I want warm temperatures and my eyes are craving color. The subtle shades of gray in the sky andsnow that I usually love don't have the same allure. It's time for the next season, so let's get on with it!
Explosion of ColorAssembling this group of splashy and colorful objects was fun and painting them meant usingoil colorright out of the tube, a real treat after blah g... read more »
This penny painting is on display at the beautiful South Street Gallery in Hingham, along with another 25 cents for your viewing pleasure. What superstitious Irish person wouldn't like a clover leaf painting on a penny. An extra lucky penny... read more »
Ice Fishing Shanties - Stage OneOn the first paint out day away, we spent entirely too much time trying to find a great spot to paint.The issue we had in beautiful Chesterfield, New Hampshire wasn't that there weren't enough scenic spots (blanketed with a gorgeous snowpack), but rather there was so much snow, that the embankments prevented convenient access, both for parking the car and walking to a spot. Instead of the coveted covered bridge scene, we found a location behind the Brattleboro, VT Retreat ... read more »
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Masters SnippetsI thought I had had a novelidea, and that was to create original oil paintings on shiny, copper pennies. The idea hit me as some coins were being placed in my hand recently. Iknew that painters sometimes use copper substrates, but not the size of a penny.
FloralI tried a yellow rose, a winter snow scene, a couple of miniature portraits. I loved the smooth copper surface. Could I possibly be the only painter who thought to use them?I googled "penny painting," and a painter names Jac... read more »
Happy Valentine's day.Feliz dia de São Valentim. read more »