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Recent Work: Preparing for a Show

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When I'm getting ready for a smaller show I don't often go to town and buy boxes full of new frames; I prefer to go through my inventory of paintings and cull the weaker ones, replacing them with new work. ...

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Recent Work: May 2018 part II

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This latest batch are the most recent paintings I've finished. It's interesting to look at them side-by-side because they look like they were done by different people....

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How to Paint Green Landscapes

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In this blog post I show some ways to paint landscapes without using out-of-the-tube greens and some strategies for using greens more effectively. The suggestions I've provided can be applied to any style of painting. ...

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Plein Air Painting of a Ship

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I've done paintings of boats and ships a few times, albeit with varying rates of success, but I felt the need to do something different with this one....

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Painting Tip #3: Add Light to a Painting to Make it More Interesting

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Some revisions are made to a plein air painting of a fishing boat....

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