I’ve been working on a studio painting of peony in oils. It’s a big departure from the tight watercolor botanicals I’ve been doing and also quite different from plein air painting. I really enjoyed it. Working quite large and painterly, using what I’ve learned about oil from the plein air quick sketches, this feels…comfortable. Maybe… Continue reading For a Change
I will be participating in a Plein Air event at Kingsland Park in Nutley, NJ this Saturday.
Painting outdoors has completely destroyed me. Seriously, I don’t know if I can sit patiently, hours on end, meticulously rendering nature indoors anymore! Ha, I know what you’re thinking; Susan you’re a botanical artist, you might go outside and study a specimen, recording it in a notebook or check your color mixes in natural sunlight… Continue reading Plein Air
Narrow I recently attended the Stagecoach Run Art Festival in Treadwell NY. I was overwhelmed by the talented artists, sculptures, and craft people I had the pleasure of meeting along the self guided tour. Above is the narrow path leading to the Fishers’ Barn where a few of these artists were showing. Once inside the… Continue reading The Narrow Path
Tomorrow night, this years ASBA exhibition will open at a new venue in NY. The New York Design Center will host this exhibition through December at 1st Dips Gallery. I am really excited to have had my painting of a Gladiola juried into this prestigious event. If your in New York please stop in this… Continue reading 18th International Society of Botanical Artist Exhibition
If your in the Catskills stop by CAS in Livingston Manor for their Members show. Its a great venue with some terrifically talented artist. I have two watercolor paintings hanging. While in Livingston Manor check out the Fly Fishing Museum!