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A Country Road Snow Study, acrylic


We are so lucky to be living in a day where anything we need to grow as an artist can be found on the web.  The information is out there, it’s a matter of taking time to sort through the … Continue reading

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A Frozen Creek, acrylic painting


Why do I love acrylic paints?  Because after spending what seemed like hours, painting a convincing winter village scene, I decided that if I wasn’t convinced no one else would be either, so what to do but throw on a … Continue reading

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Winter in Black Forest, oil pastel painting


Sometimes simple landscapes make the grandest statement  .  .  . Winter in Black Forest, an oil pastel (5×7) was painted on cream-tinted Mi-Teintes pastel paper with Sennelier and Holbein brand oil pastels.  Both a firm-tipped clay shaper and palette knife … Continue reading

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A Snowy Bridge, acrylic painting


Today is another acrylic winter painting ~ A Snowy Bridge, an acrylic painting (5×7) was painted on a gessoed prepared ampersand board, using a limited palette.  This painting was great to learn how to paint with flat and liner brushes, … Continue reading

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Snowy Day, oil pastel


Cold and blustery, that’s the atmosphere I wanted to create.  A day when some of you prefer to stay indoors where it’s nice and warm, but if you are the adventurer type – you grab your snow shoes and have … Continue reading

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Winter Glow, oil pastel


The break after a fresh snow fall can be so gorgeous, especially if the sun comes out giving the scene a warm winter glow.  I can remember these beautiful scenes in Maine, our yard and street would be glistening with … Continue reading

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Winter Silence, acrylic painting


Oh I know, snow scenes already?  Yes, but it’s that time of year to get started painting a series of scenes so there is enough to choose for our Christmas card. Winter Silence, acrylic (7×5) is my first snow painting … Continue reading

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2015 Pumpkin, oil pastel


Halloween is nearly here and I couldn’t let it pass by without my annual pumpkin painting.  The brilliant colors of Autumn are always so invigorating and warm ~ a beautiful gift from nature before winter arrives. 2015 Pumpkin, an oil … Continue reading

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Three Cloud Studies in Acrylics


I haven’t left painting the sea, but for the moment I’ve been exploring several types of cloud structures and brush strokes to achieve some desired effects – all about learning. Acrylic Cloud Study 1 (11×14):  my goal was to achieve … Continue reading

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Blogging Break


I’ll be offline for the next two weeks traveling to see my family and then onto Maine for a little R&R and inspiration. Thank you for taking such an active interest in my blog and art, means a lot ~ … Continue reading

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