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How do you justify so much preparatory work?

How do you justify so much preparatory work?

2 days ago   |   Gurney Journey

These charcoal-on-vellum line drawings are half the size of the final painting of Waterfall City. This is the step where I figure out perspective, placement, and storytelling...
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Watercolor Still Life Paintings from the Kitchen

Watercolor Still Life Paintings from the Kitchen

3 days ago   |   Belinda del Pesco

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . How Unremarkable White Tiles in a Kitchen Spawned a Watercolor Painting Series A couple of decades ago, I...
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Painting with Two Colors

4 days ago   |   Gurney Journey

Here's a great exercise to try: paint a snow scene with just ultramarine blue and burnt sienna, plus white gouache. Art teachers of the past have recommended this method for...
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Utah Sk

Utah Sk

4 days ago   |   Kathryn Townsend

"Utah Sketch 2", 5 x 8 In, Oil, 2020 View purchase information here. Please contact me if you have questions.
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My setup for plein air painting with gouache

My setup for plein air painting with gouache

5 days ago   |   Lena Rivo

The world we live in is amazingly beautiful. The colors and tones observed in nature cannot be captured by any digital device, so if you really want to see an ultimate beauty...
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New Pandemic Painting in the Works

New Pandemic Painting in the Works

6 days ago   |   Jeanne Williamson

Since the pandemic started 44 weeks ago, and my husband and I have been working at home, and we've had fun making the bed each morning and playing with the placement of the...
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Planning Waterfall City, Part 1

Planning Waterfall City, Part 1

6 days ago   |   Gurney Journey

The original painting for Waterfall City went through a lot of planning stages. I started with a lot of thumbnail sketches, trying to lasso my hazy mental image without looking...
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We are Sailing 1 & 2

We are Sailing 1 & 2

7 days ago   |   Wet paintings

"I am sailing, We are sailing... oil on canvas - !8 x 24 cm painted on location - Sat 01 Jan 2021 €235 ... From the darkness, to the light." "I am sailing, We are sailing...
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Reduction prints continue

Reduction prints continue

7 days ago   |   Brushstrokes

Below are some photos of the process for a new 7 color reduction linocut print. The photos aren't that great but detail some of the process. I hand printed this one instead of...
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"Relic" plein air painting by Robin Weiss

"Relic" plein air painting by Robin Weiss

8 days ago   |   In Plein Air

"Relic" 9x12 oil, plein air painting $600 Just before the pandemic struck us in 2020, an old artist friend, Juan Rodriquez , stopped by the studio for a little plein air...
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