Monthly Archives: August 2016

Arcadia Vase

My brother found this vase in Arcadia, Wisconsin. Filled with flowers and plants from my backyard, I think it makes a lovely still life subject. Good eye little brother. This painting is an 11×14 oil on panel. Save

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Lake Arbutus-Hatfield, WI

Tom and I visited my brother in Black River Falls, WI this past week. My brother suggested this might be a good spot to paint. This is Arnold Creek which feeds into Lake Arbutus at Hatfield. I forgot to bring … Continue reading

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Plein air at Shaw Nature Reserve – The Bascom House

Plein air painting this past Sunday with fellow painters Jan and Judy. It was another hot and humid day, but a little less so than in prior weeks. We started around mid-morning and painted until lunchtime. This painting is a … Continue reading

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Low-tech Selfie

I’ve been playing with taking selfies lately and decided to use this one to paint a self portrait study in oil. So here is my low-tech version! The painting is approx. 8×10 oil on unstretched Fredrix canvas. Save

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Still life with seashells

Another quick study with seashells on a dark background. I’m still enjoying painting these shells. The support is unstretched Fredrix canvas. Oil on panel, approx. 10″ square. Save

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