Sketch of the Day – October 12, 2013

Sketch of the Day – October 12, 2013

One could hardly ask for better weather on a Columbus Day weekend. It has been bright and sunny with mild temps all day.  Got an early start today looking for low slanting sunlight.  Found this scene on River Road in West Arlington, Vermont.  It is a working farm with...
Sketch of the Day – October 2, 2013

Sketch of the Day – October 2, 2013

A brief visit to NYC allowed my the time to make this quick sketch of the Angel of the Waters atop Bethesda Fountain in Central Park.  The fountain and the statue have an interesting history and story which you can read here...
Sketch of the Day – September 28, 2013

Sketch of the Day – September 28, 2013

Started this sketch as a quick demo for my workshop students who are here in Bennington (actually North Bennington) for “Sketching and Painting the Outdoor Landscape”.  The point of the workshop and the demo is to use quick sketches as explorations of...
Sketch of the Day – September 24, 2013

Sketch of the Day – September 24, 2013

Preparing work for my upcoming exhibit at the Slate Valley Museum, in Granville, New York.  Nearly all the work that will be exhibited is inspired by the slate industry.  While painting in the Granville area yesterday, I discovered this old building very near to the...
Sketch of the Day – September 18, 2013

Sketch of the Day – September 18, 2013

Several busy weeks have kept me from doing much painting or sketching. Finally I was able to get out for some painting and sketching yesterday and this morning. Yesterday, I was painting up in the Slate Valley area of western Vermont and eastern New York state,...
Sketch of the Day – August 21, 2013

Sketch of the Day – August 21, 2013

More work from my recent visit to Gloucester, MA.  Spent the entire day painting on Bass Rocks, on the 21st.  This area is a rugged, rocky beach and is great for views of pounding and foamy surf.  During my visit, the weather was very mild and the ocean calm.  I...