Sunday, June 7, 2009

En Plein Air


If it's not clear, I'm not much for painting outdoors. I love nature, but it's usually for a walk, some pictures, and back to the studio. Aside from being allergic to sunlight, my position on my own painting is opposed to painting from life. If I'm not outright making things up, I'm using a reference in service of mood and abstract composition. (I'll get back to my theory behind that last bit on some other day.) That said, I credit all of my imaginings from years of intense life study, so I allowed myself a bit of an indulgence in Stonington to the following results:

As this doesn't neatly fit into my current series, it will have to be a "blog only" secret....

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