Category:Oil Painting

Summer and 100°F in the shade

Featured Painting | Low Tide | 36″ x 36″ | Oil Encaustic | Seascape Series See more new paintings from the Landscape/ Seascape Series. Getting to the beach and marsh early morning is the only way to beat the heat. Then back to the cool of the studio. Marsh Wetland | 24″ x 24″ | Oil Encaustic | Landscape Series   The afternoon’s bring storm fronts and rain providing a real contrast in light, mood and welcome drop in temps […]

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New Painting in the Figure Series

12″ x 12″ | Looking Up | Oil | CJK If you are interested in Figure Drawing or Painting consider attending – One Day Figure Workshop at St Augustine Art Association. It’s an open studio session, no tuition.Live Model SessionIntermediate / Advanced artist’s Date: Monday August 19th, 2013 Cost: $35 Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm Lunch Break (12.30 – 1.30) The model ( Rebecca ) will be in a sitting / lying position with backdrop and props offering textural and color […]

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Aesthetics of Nature Exhibition

Marsh in Fall | 22″ x 28″ | Oil Encaustic I love painting the marsh, the inter-coastal and marshes of North Florida are a constant source of inspiration. There are endless byways and waterways, the texture of oil paint mixed with wax give these paintings a unique texture — you really have to see  in person. One of my newest marsh paintings has been selected for the Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association. To view […]

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Happy 4th of July from the Sunshine State!

Panoramic Marsh View | 15″ x 30″ | Oil Encaustic Views from the backyard…. the fabulous sunshine state… high key.. high chroma…high heat! Its warmer than Ireland that’s for sure…LOL                          

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Visual artist Claire J Kendrick showcases Paintings at Jacksonville Internaional Airport.

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) provides travelers the chance to enjoy some of the finest sculpture and fine art installations from artists across the North East Florida region.   “The airport has a collection of beautiful sculpture and original fine art. JIA supports the creative community by giving artist’s the opportunity to showcase their work and with 10.000 people passing through the airport daily, it’s a great privilege to be selected and an opportunity to share my paintings, with an audience […]

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Gestural Drawings

which is most concerned with the essence of the pose, and an economy of means in its representation, rather than a careful study of modeling of light on the form. You’re letting the pencil roam freely and quickly in order to capture the model’s movement For some artists, there is a calisthenic logic: just as an athlete warms up before exercising or participating in sports, artists use gesture drawing to prepare themselves mentally and physically for a figure drawing session. The fast […]

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Grace Gallery, Winter Park. FL

The Ancient Olive and Grace Gallery is tucked just off Park Avenue in the ever so chic area of Winter Park.   Gormet food and Fine art attracts visitors and locals who support the delectable combination.   From the Strawberry Fields in Central Florida this painting is now hanging in a chic little Gallery and Ancient Olive Oil Shop in Winter Park, FL Grace Gallery at The Ancient Olive 324 North Park Avenue. Winter Park, FL 32789 (321) 972-1899  

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Exhibitions in June

I will be in Plum Gallery on Aviles Street during Art Walk tonight, so feel free to stop by – I have five paintings on exhibition until June 30. The Annual Honors show, is at the St Augustine Art Association, the opening is also tonight and the exhibition will run until July 20th,  I am showing a large oil encaustic painting from the Botanical Series. If you are interested in following my work or would like to be invited to […]

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Blowtorches and botanicals heat up Plum Gallery – June 2013

By KRISTIN CHAMBERS Compass Correspondent For most artists, blowtorches and a freshly painted canvas mix as well as Superman and Lex Luthor. But to Claire Kendrick, it is the beautiful morphing of heat, wax and oils that makes her abstract encaustic botanical paintings alive. “You have to be prepared to lose a certain amount of the painting,” Kendrick said. “Sometimes it gets destroyed in the process. The wax has a resin within it, so when it dries it dries really hard […]

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Tulips in Red Pot

Tulips in Red Pot | 30″ x 20″ | Oil Encaustic You may notice in the last few posts I have been working on the same subject several times, changing canvas size, changing light, or viewpoint, a different back cloth being just enough to set me off on another blast of  creativity. The self expression comes through more and more each time. 12″ x 12″ | Tulip I | 12″ x 12″ Tulip II | Oil Encaustic | Exhibiting at […]

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