Posts Tagged ‘The Fields Project’

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Hay Farm – She’s Been Gone and Stand

July 22, 2014
Stand at Hay Farm; Oil on Canvas Panel 6" x 8"

Stand at Hay Farm; Oil on Canvas Panel 6″ x 8″

The final day of painting at the final Fields Project. The location involved five neighboring farmsteads. By the time I arrived and toured the sites, it was getting late. I took photos for reference and set up to quickly paint a couple small studies.

Lunch was a bit of a bummer. I don’t look to get my ego stroked. But on the same note, I don’t like to get put down either. The women that were there were discussing numerous issues of local concern. Eventually one of them asked if I had any news to share about my work. I responded that I just received news from Woodwalk Gallery concerning a very nice sale. Before I could relate what I felt was a humorous quip about the sale, another woman quickly jumped my moment to relate how she just sold three of little works through a local restaurant. Killed the conversation. I finished my lunch and departed.

She's Been Gone; Oil on Canvas Panel 6" x 8"

She’s Been Gone; Oil on Canvas Panel 6″ x 8″

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Tumbled Dry

April 9, 2013
Tumbled Dry; Oil on Canvas 11" x 14"

Tumbled Dry; Oil on Canvas 11″ x 14″

I was flipping through one of my sketchbooks and came across a design which I witnessed during the Fields Project a couple years ago. I decided to play with it. Happy with the results, but not sure that it will work in a larger format. I did receive a few positive comments during this past weekends ArtScene.