Friday, September 22, 2017
Question and Answer with Chris Larson of Rivers and Roads.
Jon If you could answer two or three of the prompts below I believe we could have a nice “celebrating the artist” page. I love the vide...
Monday, August 7, 2017
Poets and Painters, from 1795 to 1849.
When I go back and look at some of the first paintings that American artists were making I am fascinated by their optimism. In paintings lik...
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...
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