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 panel, work in progress, 12 x 12 inches
oil on panel work in progress, 12 x 12 inches
Actually, it was kind of cold, painting out there. Nice and quiet though.
I’m teaching painting now to a great bunch down at artwavesmdi.com
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.
A 15 inch square sketch, possibly a study for a painting:
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.
Fresh from the garden, wowsa.
After our gallery opening, Amy and I vacated the premises. Briefly, on an island in east Penobscot Bay: