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Thursday, September 29, 2016

"New Discoveries" SOLD

12"x12" Oil on Linen Panel  sold
A sister and brother exploring the beach's title pools and all its wonder one morning.

I may continue to work on this and add a bit of dark values to make the focal point pop a bit more

It Was A BUSY Wednesday!

"Sullivan's Island Beach Path" 8"x10" Oil on Linen Panel
painted En Plein Air on location at Fort Moultrie's Field, Sullivan's Island

"Sullivan's Island Beach Path" was my second painting of the day. . . the sun was high but I just couldn't waste the beautiful sunshine and had to paint another!

"Wind Swept" 12"x12" Oil on Linen Panel
painted en plein air on location at the edge of the Fort Moultrie Field
on Sullivan's Island, SC
"Wind Swept" was almost titled "The Field Beyond" or "Flower Guardian" (because of all the wild flowers growing in the shade of this tree. . there were a million butterflies all over the place!  
It was so beautiful!

Taken with a flash

My set up at the Boardwalk Inn at Wild Dunes on the Isle O Palms, SC

I was asked to represent the Hagan Fine Art Gallery & Studio and demo-paint Wednesday afternoon at the Boardwalk Inn for the guests.  It was fun and it allowed me to get a good start on another painting I have titled, "New Discoveries" 12"x12" Oil on Linen Panel

Tanvi Pathare Portrait Workshop

 September has been a very exciting and busy time for me as has this entire year!

I was fortunate enough to have participated in a Portrait Workshop 
Young Beauty   24"x18" Oil on Linen
here in Charleston, SC with Tanvi Pathere.  
Tanvi Pathere is native of Mumbai, India but now lives in Florence, Italy where she is a Premier Instructor at the Florence Academy of Art.

Still Waters Run Deep 24"x18" Oil on Linen
The instruction was second to none and I thoroughly enjoyed Tanvi's expertise.  It is my hope that I sit under her instruction again.

Monday, September 26, 2016

SOLD! "Creek's Low Tide"

Thanks to the Hagan Fine Art Gallery on State Street in Charleston, SC, for finding a new home for "Creek's Low Tide!"

"Chloe's Lemonade Stand III"

14"x11" Oil on Linen Panel sold

This is a popular scene at the Farmer's Market in the heart of Cashiers North Carolina to the point that "Chloe's Lemonade Stand" is becoming an iconic landmark.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

"Fourth Floor View - Pinckney Inn"

16"x20" Oil on Linen Canvas painted en plein air on location from the fourth floor of the 
Andrew Pinckney Inn's Refreshment Porch

Go to their site and you'll see where I stood while painting this 
(except that I chose the other view 180 degrees):


available through the Hagan Fine Art Gallery
177 King Street
Charleston, SC  29401


"Plein Air Wednesdays"

"Charleston's Industrial Side" 8"x10" Oil on Claybord painted En Plein Air, Alla Prima on location near the Historical Bennett Rice Mill at the Ports Authority in Charleston, SC


Orange Still Life Studies

Painting Study of Orange Slices  8"x6" Oil on Linen Panel 

Plein Air Painting with friends on her front porch painting a still life study of fresh orange slices and her favorite enamel mug.

Still Life Study of Orange Slices and Enamel Mug on Cutting Board

10"x10" Oil on Linen Panel

Took the study a little further with this one