Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Recent Paintings

 "Tennessee Chapel" - Acrylic - October 2013
This painting was done at an Art with a Twist class at the Red Cockerill Gallery.   I was fortunate that I was Ann Cockerill's only student that day so I got a 1-1 class.    It was a fun painting.   We used thick acrylic paint applied with a wadded paper towel to achieve the tree texture.
"Shady Path - 2 " -  Watercolor - June 2013
In 2012 I visited Smith Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw, Ga.   There was a lovely shady path on the left as you enter the gardens.   I loved the shadows.   I painted a pastel painting of the path and it sold to a fellow art lover at my show last year at the Cultural Arts Center.  I missed the painting and decided to try it again in watercolor.    I entered it in the Red Cockerill Gallery show in August 2013 and it won one of the judges special awards.