Tag Archives: Acrylic

Workshop and acrylics – a good week


The highlight of the week was the workshop we did on Wednesday. Ana graciously invited us to her beautiful yard with an amazing view of the sound. A couple of folks were sketching for the first time, I hope they … Continue reading

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Sketching & painting during first week of Phase 2


So glad to be sketching outside again! Thankfully things are beginning to open up a bit. The conundrum is the balance between possibility and probability. There is a possibility of becoming infected anytime I have contact with the world outside … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice


Tomorrow marks the middle of winter, or so it has been seen for most of history. The sun is at its lowest point and begins its climb back up into the sky. The days begin to lengthen with spring beginning … Continue reading

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A painting of hope


There are dark skies these days, it is in times like these that the light is brighter and the flowers most appreciated, I cling to that. This is an acrylic on a 9×12 canvas, prints available.

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Travel sketches vs urban sketches, and what about plein air?


The teapot in Bath, and a street in Kyoto are both travel sketches yet they do not qualify as urban sketches. The teapot was done on location yet it does not qualify for an urban sketch due to the content. … Continue reading

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It’s spring


It’s spring and a young (old) man’s fancy turns to cherry trees! Acrylic on 12×14″ canvas

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Painting a tree in Loch Ness


Here is the process I used painting a 2″x2″ canvas using acrylics and a pallet knife.

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Red barn in the Grand Tietons


A new acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 30″ 

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Sainte Anne’s Chapel, Moustiers Saint Marie, France


After climbing the steep narrow streets of Moustiers Sainte Marie I spent a number of wonderful mornings sitting on the porch of this chapel watching the sun rise while reading the Daily Office. The olive grove triggered visions of what … Continue reading

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Wine O’Clock window


This painting was inspired by a wonderful lunch at favorite place, Wine O’Clock in Prosser, Washington. Part of the Bunnell Family Wineries, great food and wine. Try the flatbread with pear and other goodies, worth the drive from Seattle. Painting … Continue reading

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