I wanted to show how the choice of background tint changes a drawing, and let you see the process…
This painting was done during the Go Paint! Chippewa Valley event held during May of 2018.
My plans for 2021 (as of today) include the following Plein Aire events:
Sloatsburg Plein Aire in Rockland County, NY 5/16/2021
Go Paint Chippewa Valley in North West Wisconsin 9/25 – 10/03/2021
The scene is one with both a pink canopy and a pink carpet. The trees are spaced close enough that their branches are intervoven and the canopy overhead is almost solid. While the weather was still cold, the sun was out and the scene was magical. I worked in ink with a variety of brush pens for about 3 hours.
My work is included in a pop up exhibit that opened on March 2nd, 2021 in the iconic hall of New York’s Grand Central Station.
This drawing is done using ink on light blue paper. It measures 12 by 8 inches. It was done on Saturday, 12/19/20, while NYC was blanketed in snow. I set out to draw a cardinal because it is a bird associated with winter.
We enjoyed some balmy weather in November 2020 on the day following Thanksgiving. I wanted to catch the warm colors on the building while they had some sunlight. The drawing is done mostly in marker and ink. The marker inks allow me to capture the vibrant color of the scene.
We had a balmy day in early November 2020, so I set out to find a tree that still had…
I am pleased to share with you that I have 3 pieces in this show which runs from 11/15/20 to…
This drawing was done during October 2020 using using markers, ink wash and colored pencils on paper with a beige tint. I used a limited number of warm and cool colors together to create the shadows in the steel structure.
I painted this landscape from my mother’s studio window while visiting her one Christmas. The painting uses only a few colors because those were the only colors to be seen.
This drawing was drawn during that magical hour in the early evening when the sun hits the building and trees at just the right angle to maximize drama.