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Seeking Solitude and being Inspired.

Find your inner artist and wander off the Beaten Track there is much to discover. Take in the views and enjoy the solitude. Often its not easy to paint in such isolated places but with a little planning it can be very inspirational. This particular painting was inspired by an intracoastal view at Guana State Park, FL. Its a 2km hike to the beach and I love where the sandy beach meets the salt marsh teeming with life, the Guana […]

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En Plein Air

This oil sketch done “en plein air” at Guana State Park, FL The Lake in Autumn | 16″ x 20″ | Oil on Canvas | En plein air | CJK

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Rivers Flow

36″ x 36″ | Oil on Linen | When a painting flows it’s a joy and that feeling is to be enjoyed, as it is usually short lived as  the “struggle” phase crepes in.  The “struggle” is an essential part of the process, it insures I’m alert, ready to be critical, and with this comes growth in my painting.  The painting process is hard to gauge, sometimes a plan comes together and sometimes it takes a bit of working out, […]

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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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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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Artist Claire J Kendrick exhibits paintings in the Garden Room at the Club Continental Resort. FL

 http://clubcontinental.com/ (Aug 1st – Sep 15th 2012) Exhibition Claire photographed in her studio with some of the paintings now on exhibit at Club Continental. Botanical paintings by Claire J Kendrick exhibit in the Garden Room at Club Continental. Nestled on the banks of the St. Johns River in Orange Park, Florida it is an extraordinary resort and private club. Built in 1923 as the winter home of Caleb Johnson, heir to the Palmolive Soap Company, The Club Continental is now […]

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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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April Flowers

36″ x 36″ | Extravagant Gesture by Claire J Kendrick | Worley Faver Gallery Art Walk in St Augustine is the first Friday of every month – the next event is Apil 6th, 2012. The Worley Faver Gallery welcomes you to the Spring Flowers Show. The gallery is located on America’s Oldest Street at 11 Aviles Street in down…town St. Augustine. Worley and Dena Faver opened the Gallery to promote Worley’s hand built unique sculpted pottery. They also exhibit stunning […]

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Spring Action at the New Lake

Its getting hot hot hot can someone turn down the heat! Its been so hot the lake is out of water..! 8″ x 10″ | Oil on canvas | In studio

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A Brush with Nature – A Plein Air Invitational & Gala

Update – 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 Center (former Modis Building), located at 1 Independent Drive. Plan to stop in during First Wednesday Art Walk from 5-9 p.m. April 4. This […]

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