Thursday, February 23, 2017
"Bring it all Back Home" (Painting out doors from Claude, Corot, and Constable).
Claude, Corot, and Constable all worked outdoors and brought what they were working on into the studio to use to further the vision t...
Monday, January 30, 2017
creativity is an endless pleasure
When we try and preserve a moment by taking a picture or a video, we never quite do the place justice. there is too much information. T...
Friday, December 30, 2016
Canvas or Panel?
A friend asked the other day which I prefer painting on, canvas or panel. I have been painting on larger canvases as of late but I do hate ...
Thursday, December 29, 2016
the end and the beginning
With the end of a year and a new one upon us I thought I might try and start to try and be a little more consistent with entries. I ...
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Painting Plein Air
This week I made a few studies out doors of Choate Island. The view is from J.T. Farnham's 88 Eastern Ave, in Essex, MA. It was an a...
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Musings on Manet
I recently bought a book on Eduard Manet. I was instantly drawn to his paintings when I was younger. They had a freshness about them. When...
Monday, April 11, 2016
George Inness and Toanlism.
I have been thinking of the American Tonalism over the past month as I have been working on a particular commission. One of my favorite pai...
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