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From Niagara Falls to Waterfall City

From Niagara Falls to Waterfall City

1 month ago   |   Gurney Journey

A few days ago, in a previous post , I shared some of the preliminary sketches for the establishing shots of Waterfall City. Waterfall City (1988), and Waterfall City...
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Work in Progress: Pandemic Pillow Play painting

Work in Progress: Pandemic Pillow Play painting

1 month ago   |   Jeanne Williamson

I'm finally working on my Pandemic Pillow Play painting again and I'm glad that there's very little curling happening compared to my two trial sketches. When my sketches from a...
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Books: Edgar Payne, Composition of Outdoor Painting

Books: Edgar Payne, Composition of Outdoor Painting

1 month ago   |   Michael Chesley Johnson

My own copy of Payne's book. Yes, I mark pages with yellow stickies. I also have underlined and highlighted lots, too. If Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting is the “bible”...
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New Year, Old Painting: Cupani Project

New Year, Old Painting: Cupani Project

1 month ago   |   Dianne Sutherland

This week I finally finished off a commission which began last year. It's a painting of the sweet pea 'Cupani' on dark vellum, which will be making its way to its owner in...
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How do you justify so much preparatory work?

How do you justify so much preparatory work?

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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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