Friday, October 21, 2016

"Graceful" by Joyce Jonte

11" by 22"
Graphite on rag paper

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Stream With Alders by Andrew Daniel

Stream With Alders by Andrew Daniel
Oil on canvas 12" x 12"

This was an interesting experiment for me. I wanted to try using a Japanese composition technique called Notan. This is where the painting is devided into shadow shapes and light shapes, both need to be interesting compositionally. Then I built up the shadow and the light while being conscious of retaining their opposing identities.

The stream had looked overwhelmingly complex, but this device helped me to break it down and maintain some drama.

"Road Behind Benbow Inn," by Alicia Tredway

6 x 8 oil on linen panel. 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

"Yearning" by Joyce Jonte

11" by 19" graphite on rag paper.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

"Off Machi Road," by Alicia Tredway

9 x 12 oil on panel lead prime.  This was painted while staying at the Beachcomber motel in Shelter Cove.  There was a painting every direction that I looked.

Friday, October 7, 2016

"Looking Forward" by Joyce Jonte

"Looking Forward"
7.25" by 4.75"
Watercolor and gouache on poplar.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

"Two Goats," by Alicia Tredway

12 x 9 oil on linen panel.  These two goats were right next to my motel in Shelter Cove.  I loved their classy little goat house and how friendly they were.  Both stayed put almost the whole painting session.

Friday, September 30, 2016

"Proud" by Joyce Jonte

Watercolor on illustration board
8" by 10"

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

'The Lake, Fog' by Jim McVicker

After my workshop at the Morris Graves Lake property I had 7 wonderful full days of painting. It gave me the chance to complete four larger works. 'The Lake, Fog'  30x36

Friday, September 23, 2016

"Iris" by Joyce Jonte

4" by 9.5"
Watercolor on Arches hot press.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Abiquiu Adobe by Rachel K Schlueter

Oil on 7x9 panel
Painted quick as I could...Pressed for time because we had an appointment to tour the great Georgia O'Keeffe's home a bit later. This is my excuse for unintentionally leaving out a most important element in the composition, the three huge crosses that stand to the right of the holy place. I dove into the painting without sketching for size and see what happens? I was so dang excited about being this close to Georgia O'Keeffe! I'm going back to paint it again and as a thank you donate it to the local library if it's good enough.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

"Behind Redway School," by Alicia Tredway

Plein air group painted by the elementary school in Redway. 11 x 14 oil on panel lead prime.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

'As the Sun Set' by Jim McVicker

I painted this on my recent trip to Steamboat Springs, Co. This was as the sun was setting and painted very quickly, maybe 45 minutes, 9x12 oil on linen panel.

Friday, September 16, 2016

"The Striped Socks" by Joyce Jonte

"The Striped Socks"
15" by 22"
Original watercolor on Arches 140 lb.
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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Blind Man's Bluff by Rachel K Schlueter

Oil on 6x9" panel
The bluffs outside Creede CO are quite beautiful. This subject fascinates me more than anything. It's a lot like portraiture, for me. Focusing in, and leaving the sky out just popped into my head and I went with it. Painting en plain air is always a thrill.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

HAYING TIME by Kathy O'Leary

Painted  on location during a recent visit to South Eastern Oregon near Steens Mountain.  Beautiful high desert country,  lots of wildlife, including wild mustang horses. Most ranches in this region have been in the same family for generations.  I loved this simple scene soaked by the late afternoon sun.  This piece is 9 x 12, oil on panel.

Friday, September 9, 2016

"The Striped Skirt" by Joyce Jonte

"The Striped Skirt"
11" by 18"
Original watercolor on rag paper

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

"Silver Mine, Shack" by RK Schlueter

9x12" oil on panel
Not typical of what I would normally choose to paint. It was Stock's idea to paint this crazy place. I went along to see what the challenge might yield. After all this whole year is about stepping outside the norm. I've observed a pattern of mine which is throw myself into chaos and see what happens.
 Anyway, I like the paining. And I think it was just a good day painting. I could be standing in front of my dream landscape and fail miserably. This is what makes painting a great adventure. It's all or nothing and sometimes it's nothing at all.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

"Barn at Community Park," by Alicia Tredway

Painted with our little plein air group at the Community Park in Garberville.  8 x 10 oil on linen panel.

Monday, September 5, 2016

LANPHERE BARN by Kathy O'Leary

Working on a commission on the Lanphere property.  Such a rarely seen, quiet and beautiful spot on our North Coast.  So happy that I get to visit it to paint.  This is a plein air piece done a couple of weeks ago.  Oil on linen panel, 9 x 12.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

'14th and J' by Jim McVicker

Painted a few days ago in Arcata. It was nice to revisit a spot I painted at in 1980. 12x16 oil on linen