Placing Your Subject
4 monthes ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson
Mr Roosevelt's House - 12x24 Oil - AVAILABLE
This is the cottage made famous by "Sunrise on Campobello" and in which the
US President Franklin D. Roosevelt spent much time.
By Michael Chesley Johnson.
Imagine painting this house on-location as I did, using the "envelope" method!
How many of us have been so smitten by our subject that we start painting... and then realize too late that it doesn't quite fit on the canvas? With a building, you can sometimes get away with part of it running off the edge; with a figure, you can't always do that. Fixing the problem after the fact often becomes a...
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Still Series 2 - Sunflower Sisters
Sunflower Sisters oil on 5 x 7 panel $100 + $10. to ship from Rhode Island 2 of a 5-day challenge. I love the gestures of the sunflowers. The painting wasa little wet at the...
View from the Castle hill. Builth Wells. Wales. UK
View from the Castle hill. Builth Wells. Wales. UK. Oil on Panel. 24 x 30 cm.
July Morning, plein air, oil on canvas on panel, 12 x 9 inches. This is another park painting, but I used "artistic license" to add water where there was no water. It was a...
Blues at Sunrise
Blues at Sunrise 4 of the five-day series7x5"· oil on panel · $100
Plein Air Workshop in New Hampshire
Three-Day Plein Air Workshop in the White Mountains of New Hampshire New Hampshire Plein Air Artists North Conway, New Hampshire September 25-27, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm This...
This summer, I had the awesome experience of visiting and painting Monhegan Island for the first time. Staying on the island over four days, I can say that it is one of the...
Painting Wisdom from Jill Carver
6x8" Oil - field study The scene I was painting. I just got back from a fantastic 5 day plein air workshop in Texas with Jill Carver . I have taken workshops with some super...
This is my first 22x30 inch painting. I am calling it "Big Red". I think it is done but I will wait and see if it holds up to the pressure of phantom shapes that can appear...
Rustplaats Slangenburg. Doetinchem, The Netherlands
Such a peaceful place to paint,... Rustplaats Slangenburg. Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 30 x 40 cm.