Florence, Italy Paintings , Spring 2016, Pt. 2

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”

Florence, Italy Paintings, Spring 2016

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”

Rome, Italy Paintings – Spring 2016, pt.2

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”

Solomons, Maryland Outdoor Painting Event

  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”

Castine, Maine 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”

Little Deer Isle, Maine, 6 x 6 in.(sold)

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)”