Sketch of the Day – August 20, 2013

Sketch of the Day – August 20, 2013

Was able to spend a couple days painting in Cape Ann, Massachusetts.  This area, north of Boston a great deal of history as well as natural beauty.  Most of the time was spent painting and sketching at the same location on Bass Rocks off of Atlantic Road  in...
Sketch of the Day – August 1, 2013

Sketch of the Day – August 1, 2013

Did some work in the Slate Valley Museum yesterday, gathering paintings and information for an exhibit in October.  The Museum contains a great deal of interesting information and items from the slate quarrying industry centered around this area of eastern NY and...
Sketch of the Day – July 27, 2013

Sketch of the Day – July 27, 2013

Spent Saturday the 27th at the Weston Art Fair in Weston, Vermont.  Found some time to do some sketching.  The fair was set up in the parking lot of the Old Parish Church. The high, mid-day sunlight was catching the bell tower of the church. From my vantage point,...
Sketch of the Day – July 24, 2013

Sketch of the Day – July 24, 2013

We had a small visitor to our Outdoor Sketching and Painting class yesterday.  This frog hopped over and sat quietly and patiently near my foot, at least long enough for me to get a quick portrait.  He hopped off before I had the chance to asked if was interested in...
Sketch of the Day – July 21, 2013

Sketch of the Day – July 21, 2013

Didn’t venture far for this one.  I brought this bright and colorful arrangement of flowers in a glass vase outside and set them on the arm of one of our patio chairs.  It was pleasant to work with a brighter palette than I would normally use for a summer...
Sketch of the Day – July 15, 2013

Sketch of the Day – July 15, 2013

An upcoming exhibit at the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, NY had me traveling into the area of western Vermont and eastern New York known as the Stone Valley.  This area was and continues to be a major source of slate.  As I recently learned from a visit to the...