Category Archives: Landscape

Today’s tonal landscape study

“Three Cows at the Marsh” oil on canvas paper 9 x 12 in. Decided to try one in portrait orientation. Will get a better shot when it dries a bit. Also – a better shot in natural light of “Remembering … Continue reading

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Study after Corot

I intended to just do small cow studies today as I know I’ll want to inject them in my landscapes. This piece started out as just 3 cows then decided to borrow design elements from Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot painting to … Continue reading

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Grantchester Meadows 2 ways

Two small oil studies of scenes from Grantchester Meadows – personally I prefer the first, more moody, atmospheric version. I am a big fan of George Inness and others from the American Barbizon school so think I’ll be leaning more … Continue reading

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Lac Leamy Chickadee

Decided to employ the Zorn palette to paint this small chickadee that I photographed while walking in Lac Leamy last winter. I’ll do a companion piece of the cardinal I spotted on the same day.  Oil on canvas paper 9 … Continue reading

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Oil paint – it’s what’s for breakfast

Couldn’t help myself from giving my Yellow Things still life a final once over – I’m really happy with it now.  Also stated a new Grantchester Meadows landscape – establishing some dark, light and midtone masses. Stay tuned for more … Continue reading

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Zorn landscape

Worked on an underpainting for a small landscape oil painting yesterday.  Although the Zorn palette (cad red, yellow ochre, black and white) may seem more suited to figurative work I thought I’d try it out on a landscape. Quite like … Continue reading

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As usual…

Needed to give more of a sense of the thickness of light so added a bit of palette knife work and a little update to the tarmac area. Now it’s really done and I love it. Enkyo! K.M.

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