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This boat has been put out to pasture. It’s a shame because it looked like it used to be a nice boat. It’s pretty big. Word in the boatyard is that it is being stripped down and it will be burned in a boat burning next month in Sayville. I wanted to capture it’s last … More Another painting started
Tonight was sketch night and I pulled the pastels out again…. I started this around 6 and the sun sets on the South shore at 7:09 so I didn’t have much daylight toward the end of the painting session. It still needs some tweaking if I wanted a polished piece and there is enough information … More Plein air again
More goats and people….
So I decided to combine sketching and pastel. I went to the local wild life refuge and sketched goats and an alpaca. I didn’t have any plan in mind except to just try using the pastel sticks to actually draw with them. I liked how these turned out and I think I will go there … More Sketching with pastels
Once a month, on second Saturdays, Chincoteague has an arts “flea” market. I wanted to do one more painting before this evening’s wet paint sale so I tackled painting the market. This was a ton of fun! I usually sketch big markets and crowds of people with ink & watercolor, but this time I used … More The Artful Flea
Yesterday I passed a house that had a bunch of mermaids in the yard…..I went back there early this morning and painted the mermaid in the lifeguard chair, then I painted the hanging mermaid this afternoon. Both of these will be available for sale tomorrow evening.