A quick post about some of the upcoming things happening in and around our painting studio- For those in Boston, next weekend is the Boston International Fine Art Show at the Cyclorama in the South End. A nice cross-section of what’s happening in American galleries. I’ll have some work there with Sloane [...]
Cinzia Virno, Italian Art Historian and Curator at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale has been working for years with the Antonio Mancini archives, cataloging his works, photographs and correspondence. Her first project is nearly finished, which will be a complete work of his oil paintings. The planned following volumes will be on [...]
Still on the easel, this is a picture that began as a fall foliage, bright painting. After a big storm, the leaves fell off the tree before I could finish it. When I got back to the studio I decided to use as reference one of the night sketches I painted on site, darkening [...]
A very common question among painters is ‘what colors do you use’. Color is a complicated thing, but that’s a seemingly innocuous question. Before talking about what colors I use, it’s worth mentioning that people tend to understand the answer in funny ways- as if introducing or eliminating a color from a color arsenal is [...]
The past week I’ve been painting in Long Island. I also had the opportunity to finish the painting I started after teaching at Weir Farm.
Still getting used to the New England dodgy weather patterns. The above picture started out as a blue sky, shimmering light effect on the water the first day.
From 1999-2000 I studied at the Art Institute of Boston (now part of Lesley University). I remember at the time there was great fervor for Nathan Goldstein’s classes, as he’d just taken a year sabbatical, he wrote many popular books on drawing, and there [...]
Thought I would do a quick update with a few of the paintings that have left the studio recently.
Here’s a few workshops I’ll be teaching in the Boston area over the summer.
• June 29 and 30 - Traditional Materials Workshop
I have a couple spots left in a class on Artist Materials at the Academy of Realist Art in Boston. Paint Grinding, making Canvas and Panels, mediums will all be covered. Class will [...]
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