Friday, February 12, 2016
My paintings below done on location with my late painting instructor Edward Mead. Ed has an exhibition at the Westfield Library Rand Gallery for the month of February and he truly was a master of plein air painting!
I used brushes and painting knives on this oil painting. It is entitled "Crane Pond Waterfall" and my perspective is viewing the falls through the overgrowth of trees and brush on the shore. It was very difficult to get an unobstructed view because of the trees and the deep ledge to the water. I used the knives on the leaves in the foreground.
"Crane Pond Waterfall", 12" x 16", oil on canvas panel
I have 14 paintings on display and for sale at Mama Cakes on Elm Street in downtown Westfield, MA. Included are two acrylic paintings, one watercolor and the rest oil paintings. Also, I have a large rack of loose matted original watercolor paintings. They will be there for the rest of the month and three weeks into February. Stop by to check them out and have a coffee and delicious cupcake!