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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Rye Art Center Paint Out



Painters on Location and Art Auction
September 28th 2013

My Painting "Rye Sunset and Kirby Lane" is featured on the promotional
material for this event. I will also be participating in this annual plein air event.


nice poster but a little weirdness going on with the photoshop treatment



the original painting

Monday, September 16, 2013

Pastel Plein Air



Painted this week in New Paltz.
I can get a lot of info into a shorter painting session with pastels. I don't have to work so hard a edge detailing -where I would have to be very focused with palette knife work and the edges of fan brushes to get the delicate lines that I can achieve with a single drawn stroke of a hard pastel stick.


Huguenot Street in New Paltz.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sunday, August 25, 2013

More Figure Drawings



Doing my best to draw every day.
On grey Canson, Pan Pastel, NuPastel chalks, and Winsor Newton willow charcoal




on Reeves BFK with Pan Pastel ground,NuPastel chalks.


Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sumi Brush watercolor figures



Done with Hake and Sumi brush along with  Reed Pen using Yasutomo Sumi black and vermillion ink
 on Canson Biggie Sketch
and Strathmore 400 18" x 24"






Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Unison Model gives concert while artists draw



We had a great treat at sketch class at Unison the other evening when Stuart arranged to have the model, who is also an accomplished cellist, perform a series of etudes and sonic inventions whilst the figure class drew the 25 minute poses.




Sunday, June 9, 2013

Drawing Marathon



 Here's a bunch of 10 - 20 minute figure sketches from the recent drawing marathon at Unison in New Paltz.
We've organized a twelve hour marathon for July 22nd at the Woodstock School of Art. http://woodstockschoolofart.org/  10:00- 4:30PM (lunch included). A late night session afterwards for those who can't get enough-(like me).










Friday, May 24, 2013

Cabin in the Woods



I painted this at my friends house in the northeast kingdom of Vermont in Barnet.
A beautiful early 18th century house in the woods with a room of antiques that resembles
 a mountain man's cabin in the woods, with all the accoutremonts of the time.
A special place I stayed at for a few weeks while they were away, only me, my paints, the dogs,a cat, a horse, and a ghost.


Art Along the Hudson



Here's my encaustic painting,Hudson Valley Sunset,
which is featured in the Art Along the Hudson exhibition and event
 on view at the Jacaruso Gallery in Rhinebeck, New York



From the Poughkeepsie Journal May 14, 2013


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Falling Water State Park



The falls and the sinkhole gorge at Falling Water State Park
Falling Waters State Park is a 171-acre Florida state park located three miles south of Chipley, Washington County in northwestern Florida. The park contains a 73-foot waterfall, the highest in the state.