Saturday, March 28, 2009

Pathway Puddles by BJ Wright

8"x10" oil on RayMar panel, painted en plein air, alla prima on 3-24-09 (completed around 3:15) - $85 including shipping - This is the first time I've been out painting en plein air in a long, long time...well, since November anyway. I usually paint during morning hours, but conditions haven't been right for awhile...but this particular afternoon seemed perfect. The more I painted, the more the clouds rolled in. Puddles on the gravel walkway danced in the changing light, so Mr. Coker's chimney and the oak tree's old and new foliage had to relent.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Chimborazo Park # 1

This is my first post thanks to BJ's kind invitation. Last week I discoverd this neat green roof tucked between several buildings high up on a hill while exploring the lower canals here in Richmond. Here is the result. I'll add this is my first painting in 20 years and my first plein air in more than 40 years.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Daily Painting 811 Jungle Living Plein Air Alla Prima

Another painting I did at Edenlawn Plantation. I had to sit under my umbrella it was raining when I painted this. Its 8 x 10 oil, $200.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Daily Painting 807 Oak and Palmettos plein air alla prima

I did this at Round Island Park, it was a lovely day cool out but nice in the sun. Its 8 x 10 oil, $200.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Daily Painting 804 Palms at the Backus Museum

This looks a bit different than my usual style because I took a workshop this weekend that fellow artist George Love put on. She was teaching about glazing and so we just used brushes. We started out with a black and white acrylic painting and then when that dried we added the oil paints in colors. It was super to try a different technique. We were outside so I did the three palms I could see in the park next to the museum.

I had a very busy week, Art Mundo put on all these demos and workshops friday and saturday. I took this workshop and one on bookbinding and another on botanical printing. Then I gave an oil painting demo saturday, I'll post that tomorrow. It was a whole lot of fun and I hope we get to do it all again.

Friday evening I went to the Gallery 14 reception in Vero, I have three paintings in their Small is Big showing this month. Thursday was my reception at the Molly House,that was lovely and I sold a couple of paintings.

Its 8 x 10 acrylic and oil, $300.