Sunday, June 8, 2014

So many lighthouses... so little time!

Admirality Head Lighthouse- 18x24 oil
   Last year I visited Admiralty Head Lighthouse, hoping for a sunny day. Got the sun but 40-60 mph winds made the painting a challenge. The worst was "lawn mower guy" who 1/2 through the battle (against the wind), launched a sneak attack from behind/above covering  my fresh painted surface with grass cuttings. Back in Studio-G , I worked an 18x24 grisaille on mid gray canvas through the summer with white and left over Gamblin's torrit grey paint. This spring I added color in washes which gave the piece a very glowing look. The collection builds...

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