Archive for February, 2020

Seascape Works of Art

A selection of small and medium sized works available.

Lucky Three 30×30 Oil on Board -1 1/2″ panel (painted edge)
Claire J Kendrick
Staccato Beat 30×30 Oil and wax on board
Island Life 36×60
Misty 48×48 Oil on Canvas, Gallery Wrapped
Dune Grass | 30×30 | Oil on Board | CJK

Bio

Claire Jane Kendrick, was born in Ireland and attended college in England at Manchester Metropolitan University, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree. She worked as a fashion designer in France, Belgium, Sweden and England before relocating to the United States of America in 2006. It was then she returned to painting, full time. A gifted colorist, her paintings are bold, rich, and beautifully textured.
Collectors respond to the contemporary style and the expressive way in which she paints. Pushing boundaries, Claire often starts a painting outdoors and uses a series of washes giving a free-flow effect which she then decides to manipulate or leave. This is a process of constant editing, painting, taking away then reapplying paint and wax, building the image slowly in layers.
“You should paint as you live life; expression should be in your work. See the things of beauty you enjoy and fill your life with that energy.”
A member of Oil Painters of America, Claire’s paintings have been published in American Art Collector Magazine, Florida Design and Veranda Magazine. Attracting a local and international following, Claire is dedicated to pursuing her painting career, and has studied with Contemporary American Painters, notably Cynthia Packard and Anne Packard.

www.cjk-studio.com

Claire J KendrickUncategorizedFebruary 20, 20200 comments
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Still Life Demo – Progression Video

Visit the Downtown St Augustine, Plum Pop Up Studio to see the final stages of a still life painting come together.


#ArtWalk – Friday February 7th 5.30-8.30pm
Artist appearance – Potter, Worley Faver and Painter, Claire J Kendrick will be exhibiting in this two person show at the Pop Up Studio, located 212c Charlotte Street to meet visitors and talk about their work.
Plum Gallery – Group Show 10 Aviles Street.

“It is my practice to always work with reference. I like to buy fresh flowers and set up the arrangement and start with a strong composition. This is always my foundation. As I begin painting, each brush stroke has to say something. Putting down a mark and deciding to keep or remove, I try to ask myself if this mark adds something to the painting. The results are dynamic, energetic forms–they show the energy you put into the painting. The still life floral paintings have a life and vitality.”

This is a process of constant editing, painting, taking away then reapplying paint or wax, building the image slowly in layers.

“You should paint as you live life; expression should be in your work. See the things of beauty you enjoy and fill your life with that energy.”

Still Life Painted by CJK – Progression Video
Claire J KendrickBotanical Series, UncategorizedFebruary 7, 20200 comments
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