An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
I have a degree in Fine Arts and have been teaching art since the late '70s.
After juggling job and family for a few decades I have been back to my own art-making for about 10 years. My main painting medium has been oil pastels since I developed an allergy to dust, but I still use soft pastels (with a mask) and sometimes acrylics.
Although I also do studio painting, mostly landscapes, I love working on location and have paintings of both origins in commercial galleries and private collections in North America and Europe. A member of the Plein Air Painters of the Bay of Fundy , I have participated in paintouts and shows with that group and with Bloomin’ Artists in New Brunswick.
I love the multi-sensory experience of painting en plein air and find that it has also enhanced my studio work.
my work (studio and PA)
We are in Switzerland visiting our daughter, and though it has been cold and rainy I have managed to get out sketching a few times to make some small studies. The first one is in Goldeau, inktense pencils and water in a 4x6 Moleskine knockoff. It didn't take the watercolor very well, but was a lovely site and with a field of noisy cows (huge cowbells) nearby I had my oen personal concert accompaniment.…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2013 at 12:49pm
Posted on August 6, 2012 at 4:30pm
Three small ones,same place, different times.
Meenan's Cove Park trail, on an unseasonably warm day in March. That's ice on the river in background. This is on black Richeson Unison sanded paper, very rough tooth.Continue
Posted on April 23, 2012 at 9:03am