Tag Archives: reflections

Yellow Waterlily – acrylic painting

“Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.”  – by Lao Tzu That includes me .  .  .  I can’t resist.  There is something very beautiful about waterlily’s and ponds, a tranquil sense of being … Continue reading

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Lake Reflections, graphite drawing

Reflections can take on several meanings – in this scene nature showcases the foreground rock and weeds by mirroring back from the lake, but a peaceful scene like also gives way to letting us quietly reflect on life ~ Lake … Continue reading

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Sunlight in a Bottle, graphite drawing

Continuing to work in graphite, but I’m starting to miss both charcoal and color.  This may be the last drawing with graphite for a while as I turn my attention to another medium ~ Sunlight in a Bottle, a graphite … Continue reading

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The Long View, acrylic painting

The study today was about building distant cloud structures with acrylic paints.  I found a great reference photograph with storm clouds for lots of drama, along with a fantastic long beach that was the distance I was looking to demonstrate. … Continue reading

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Working Dinghy Boat

Working Dinghy Boat an oil pastel (8×10) was painted on a gesso-prepared hardboard with a gray/white acrylic underpainting. Dinghy boats are always out and about along shorelines, in Maine particularly there are tons of these working boats, it’s how folks … Continue reading

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