Category:Plein Air

Morning at the Marsh

  These paintings are from a Marsh Series,  new paintings are exhibiting at The Fairfax Gallery, Jacksonville and Grace Gallery, Winter Park. Living near the inter-coastal means I have a short walk to sketch and paint the marsh anytime I want. Its a constant source of inspiration and changes so dramatically from season to season. There is even a drastic change morning and evening!

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Coastal Paintings

The Featured Paintings is a Large Triptych in work in the studio. View New Paintings inspired by life at the Coast.     Large Triptych Seascape | 48″ x 120″ | Oil on Canvas A selection of small paintings beautifully framed in double linen liner and brushed metallic frames at Fairfax Gallery, Jacksonville.   Mini studies, painted on location “en plein air”. This painting is an oil encaustic technique with lots of texture and drama. I use a blow torch

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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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Cummer Museum opens Olmsted Gardens

Join and celebrate the Grand Opening of the Olmsted Garden.  The Member Opening will take place on Wednesday, April 10th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the Garden will open to the public on Thursday, April 11th at 10 a.m.  This really is a historic event for The Cummer, as we re-open the Garden that surrounded the home of Waldo and Clara Cummer, the brother and sister-in-law of Museum founders Arthur and Ninah Cummer.  This Garden was designed by the Olmsted Firm, and has

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7th Annual Melrose Spring Arts Festival

7th Annual Melrose Spring Arts Festival OPEN AIR ARTS 45 Award Winning Artists – ARTISTS AT WORK Saturday, March 16, 2013, 10 am – 5 pm Painters on site / Painting Demonstrations Location: Melrose Bay Park, Historic Melrose, Heritage Park & Greathouse Butterfly Farm   PAINTING DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE Saturday, March 16, Heritage Park Follow me on twitter to find where I am plein air painting at this event cjk_studio or on Facebook at CJK-Studio, take a peek at whats on

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Dealers, Collectors and Art Lovers

The common qualities of dealer’s, collector’s and art lovers! *          an absolute love and passion for art and the artistic process *          a discerning eye *          a desire that the artist’s work be shared *          the dedicated collector supports the artists with unparalleled commitment Recently a group of artists from St Augustine received a very special invite to plein air paint at an amazing property. The location was breathtaking, with 360° panoramic sun decks wrapping around the house, all

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Evening Seascape

30″ x 40″ | Oil on linen | In studio Just back from Cape Cod, MA find more seascape paintings just posted to the portfolio section of my website.

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Jacksonville Marsh Land

Plein-air study on location at Dutton Island, Jacksonville. FL The photos show this painting at different stages. The plein air set up with umbrella this cuts down the light on the canvas. It can be easy to paint too dark outdoors because there is so much light. When you get the painting inside they look like mud, the umbrella helps cut out some light. Remember to paint a little bit lighter than you see when painting “plein air”. 12″ x

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Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens

9″ x 9″ | Lake Ray | For Sale at “A Brush with Nature” at Gallery L, a portion of the proceeds go to Jacksonville Arboretum. If you missed the big plein air painting invitational at the Arboretum this past week, there are still opportunities to see and purchase some of the incredible work produced by talented artists. April 2 – 6: Art displayed at the Gala will remain in Gallery L on the mezzanine level of the Wells Fargo

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Melrose, Florida – Melrose Morning

8″ x 10″ | Melrose Morning | Bellamy Road Gallery, Melrose This was a first light, early morning painting on the dock at John and Julie’s. Their property looks out over – The point at Lake Santa Fe. Stunning! Quite a privilege to stay and share stories with these talented artists and potter’s. 8″ x 10″ | Cypress Heart | Private Collection  

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