paintings in watercolor | drawing – painting – en plein air classes
“What’s important to me and my work is drawing and painting from direct observation. Whether it is a landscape, seascape, still life or figure, I start by identifying the essential element that gives the subject it’s singular meaning.”
Paintings Of And For The Green!
Long winters have us longing for spring. These paintings depict warmer times!
“Spring Greens and Reds” – 4" x 6", watercolor on paper Spring is a colorful season. We associate it with the bright blossoms of flowers . But trees provide their own bright colors as well. This small work was completed on a spring afternoon while sitting on my...read more
Early morning scenes are generally contrasts of warm and cool, light and dark. Often, the first touches of direct light can be seen in thin ribbons of warm colors piercing large swaths of cool and dark. Such was the case along Rt. 30 in Rupert, Vermont on this fine...read more
“Arrival Of The Greens” – 13"h x 14"w, watercolor on Arches 300 lb Hot Press Paper Long winters have us longing for Spring - usually well before it arrives! This painting started as a demo for the Bethlehem Art Association regular meeting on March 15th, 2018. I...read more
On a morning that offered dense fog followed by brilliant sunshine, it was hard to know what to expect for the afternoon. It turned out to be what it often is on autumn afternoons - bright sunshine and long shadows. The two morning paintings were scenes of Miller's...read more
Summer Greens... By June, the landscape is filled out with the rich greens of summer. It stays that way, with only subtle changes well into September. This creates two challenges for the artist. The first is "the green problem". Green is known to be a difficult...read more
There is hardly anything sweeter than a summer morning. It's a pleasure just to be outside enjoying the sun, shade, cool breezes and the smell of fragrant summer air. As a bonus, I get to paint as well! There are many places that I paint, over and over in my little...read more