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Spring Morning at the Marsh

Studio Painting with inspiration taken from smaller field study painted en plein air. 48″ x 48″ | Oil on Canvas | Worley Faver Gallery, St Augustine. FL

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Little Green

“Just a little green Like the color when the spring is born:” Joni Mitchell Lyrics Little Green | 24″ x 24″ | Sold

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Guana Morning

  Guana Morning | 12″ x 12″ | The Worley Faver Gallery, St Augustine When you arrive at a great spot to paint, sometimes deciding what to paint can be a challenge. Edit, edit, edit then squint and choose the view that will interest you and hold your attention. This view was stunning but given the time of year was flat on the value scale so I had fun making some of those color vibrations yet still making the painting […]

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Dutton Bright

Dutton Bright | 12” x 12” | In Studio So last week I posted some plein air sketches painted on location at Dutton Island. It was a stunning spot and this time of year it’s a dark autumnal palette. I thought the paintings were maybe a little dark when I got them into the studio but they had something I liked, a moody feeling about them. Florida can be so over saturated with light sometimes that this time of year […]

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Dutton Island

16″x20″ | Oil on canvas | In studio This week I have been painting en plein air at Dutton Island, Florida. It was a great spot for big open marsh scenes it’s a quiet dirt road leading to a boat ramp not busy this time of year. I started on a 16×20 canvas and had to work quick as the nats on steroids (gnats) were killer, I would have liked to spray ’em good but we plein air artists try […]

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Autumn Marsh

8″x10″ | Oil on canvas | In studio Autumn Marsh, plein air study. They say creative breakthroughs are experimental and they don’t come from too much intellectual analysis so with this in mind I chose the thing that was dark and challenging water and mud – now how to make that interesting? The composition of this was charming so this was a quick fire sketch on location. Find Dutton Island by heading North on Mayport Road turn left on Dutton […]

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