Here’s a second set of paintings from Florence, Italy. All painted on site, 9 x 12 in. and in oils. Florence and environs is a terrific place to paint. But I have to say, my personal logistics are eating up a lot of time that I would rather spend painting. I’m happy with my work,Continue reading “Florence, Italy Paintings , Spring 2016, Pt. 2”
I’ve now been in Florence for about two weeks. It was quite a bit of trouble to find inexpensive housing for the month, But eventually I found something, albeit a little on the outskirts. But I borrowed a bike from a friend, and that’s made it possible to get around in a timely fashion. All theseContinue reading “Florence, Italy Paintings, Spring 2016”
Here is a second group of paintings done in Rome in the spring of 2016. These paintings are all 9 x 12″, oil on linen. I’m in Florence now and soon you should start seeing some paintings from here. There are some logistical problems getting housing here, but I have it all sorted now. IContinue reading “Rome, Italy Paintings – Spring 2016, pt.2”
Some recent work from Rome, Italy. All oils, all 9 x 12 in. These are smartphone photos. I’m in Italy for a two month painting trip.
Here is another group of my more successful of plein air paintings done this summer. This small painting above is coming up for auction through my painted Journal”painted postcards” blog, where I auction or sell at fixed price paintings starting at $90. Click here to see.
Here is a selection of some of my more effective works from this summer. I’m busy now doing a major rehab on a work-space for myself, but I took a few months off this summer to paint and had a great time meeting a bunch of artists painting here in Maine, and also did severalContinue reading “Summer Paintings – 2015”
I did two plein air competitions in the summer of 2014. One, in Castine Maine, which I wrote about previously. The second one was in Solomons, Maryland, which is an appealing town on the Chesapeake Bay in Southern Maryland. It had a little bit the feeling of my area in Maine – a seasideContinue reading “Solomons, Maryland Outdoor Painting Event”
Here is an overdue post. But perhaps with spring only 3 weeks away, thoughts of summer are now becoming more realistic. This was a wonderful painting event that I did in July of 2014, in a gorgeous town just a few hour drive from my home in Rockland, Maine. Castine is quite an interesting placeContinue reading “Castine, Maine Outdoor Painting Event”
I needed a cook stove. And I found an incredible deal, except it was about a two hour drive away from my house on Maine’s Blue Hill Peninsula. But it is such a beautiful place to paint, that I figured I could get a sketch out of the deal, too. And I was right! ThisContinue reading “Little Deer Isle, Maine, 6 x 6 in.(sold)”