DAILY PAINTING: "Green Table"
Another painting from one of my favorite places: Hiram Blake Camp on Cape Rosier. Every August, Camp restores and reinspires me, and afterward I return to my studio with lots of paintings in my head (and tons of images on my camera). Through the year they emerge one by one...
Sunday, February 28, 2010
Saturday, January 30, 2010
I completed this painting in one afternoon, thinking at the time it was a beginning composition that I'd come back to later. Over the next month I kept looking at it, and eventually realized I didn't want to touch it. It was done. The image is from my stepfather and mother's cottage at Christmas Cove, where I've enjoyed many good times and delicious meals. Close to the heart, so I'm keeping it!
These are two of several pairs of sketches done in preparation for a pair of commissioned paintings. They're from photos I took last fall of an orchard I drive by daily in Pownal; the scene changes constantly with the light and changing seasons.