The air is really damned plein lately…

Windy and cold out in Acadia at Little Hunters Beach. Tough painting weather and sadly, I was under-dressed. Below are some progress shots, in order:

oil on pane;, work in progress, 12 x 12 inches

oil on panel, work in progress, 12 x 12 inches




Re-thinking, reworking, crow drawing


Kneaded gum erasers make life better. They do.

The more I looked at it, the more misgivings I had about this drawing. The hatching was too disconnected from the form, forced and poorly integrated. Having reworked it several times, I’ve decided to move on. Kneaded gum eraser, thanks.

Return to Grand Manan

I’ve recently returned from my annual fall pilgrimage to Grand Manan Island. The shoreline is amazing, the hiking is wonderful and uncrowded.  I look forward to working up the ideas that I collected while up there into paintings.

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