Tag:en plein air

Artist Residency Blog (Part 4/4) – Awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact

An Artist Residency – Artist & Painter Claire J. Kendrick Have you always wanted to participate in an artist residency? Plan your own ‘art trip’ have uninterrupted time, work and be inspired by a new environment? Join me as I share my experience of an Artist Residency at the C-Scape Dune Shack on the Cape Cod National Seashore.  This was a rustic and basic living experience but use the advice to plan your art-inspired residence. Claire J Kendrick, “A residency […]

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Park Life – Figurative Studies – Inspired by Peggi Kroll Roberts.

For a few years I have been inspired by the painter Peggi Kroll Roberts. She’s lives and works in California and when I heard she was teaching here in Florida I jumped at the chance to join one of her workshops. It’s good to get out of the studio and to work with professional full time artist is always valuable. Peggi shared great painting tips and it was interesting to learn what life is like on the road, as she […]

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Seascape Studies

Coastal living provides is a constant source of inspiration here are two large works just finished –     Small mini seascape studies available at Fairfax Framing Establishment. These look fantastic displayed as a vertical or horizontal series.

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Shark Jaw

I’ve been painting down on the St Augustine docks – a gift from the crew of, Miss Renee! Its not everyday you get a shark jaw!! To get an idea of life on the docks – read the signs and take care these guys don’t suffer fools gladly! LOL It helps if you have a good sense of hummor! Here a few more photographs and some paintings still in work – en plein air! The final paintings –

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Viva Florida | Celebrating Florida’s 500th Anniversary

Florida’s 500th Anniversary concludes with this popular exhibition that celebrates the sights and structures, beaches and byways, flora and fauna, history and happenings that are uniquely Florida. Visit the St Augustine Art Association. NOV 1 – DEC 29 / 2013 VIVA FLORIDA First Friday Art-walk, is on the first Friday of every month, the next one – Nov 1st, 2013. All the galleries in Downtown St Augustine will have new work and late night opening. Come out and enjoy! “Signals […]

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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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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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Across the Pond

“Tide Pool” 12″ x 12″ | Oil Encaustic on Board | CJK-Studio Getting ready to head across the pond, but before I do you have the chance to see some of the seascapes exhibiting at the Worley Faver Gallery in St. Augustine this Friday at Artwalk. While… in UK and Ireland folks can reach me on my UK cell. I will be in the hills of Donegal but should still be able to get a cell phone reception! US friends […]

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