Keep forgetting to post new paintings and although I have more to photograph I also have a file with paintings already photographed and unposted.
Some boat paintings from plein air Tuesdays. All are oil paint on panels.
The little white boat was at Shephards Park in Stuart, FL.
This is Jocko – he’s retired at the Indiantown Marina, Indiantown, FL.
Little sail boats at the sailing school next to Indian Riverside Park, Jensen Beach, FL.
This boat is named “At Last” and is anchored at Sunset Marina in Stuart, FL.
There are many more Tuesday paintings that I haven’t photographed yet. But here are a few that have been just waiting to be shared. My computer was totally out of order for awhile, so I’m still trying to catch up.
In the not too distant past, on a Tuesday of course, just before Christmas in fact, a friend and I decided we should go paint the red bridge on Jupiter Island. It was a beautiful day and there were plenty of people passing by. The bridge is located at the end of a bike path and connects the island to another smaller island called Harbor Island, that the local garden club maintains. My inclination is always to paint the bridge even though there are plenty of options over on Harbor Island. The only disappointment was that since the last time I was there, they painted the bridge a duller red than the true red it was for years. I’m hoping that they go back to the old color soon. It’s just not as brilliant as it once was. In spite of that though, my painting was sold before it dried.
As usual I’m behind in posting and photographing my Tuesday paintings. I’ve gone back to using the painting knife more and am more comfortable with the combination of brush and knife now.
This first painting is at Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach, FL – kind of a windy day.
On this Tuesday, it started out as a rainy day at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Garden, but it cleared up later.
Bid on Rainy Day here:
Finally, after having Mokie here for over three years, I’ve painted her official portrait. It’s a 16 x 20 pastel on sanded paper that I mounted onto gesso board.
This summer my main interest was in painting clouds because that’s when they’re at their best here.
Bid on Rain Clouds here:
Bid on Hot and Hazy here:
Bid on Clouds over Indian River Lagoon here:
This summer most of my paintings are cloud-centric and atmospheric. This painting is of the Stuart Beach lifeguard station.
More paintings to follow. Photography required.
Two of my plein air paintings were selected to be in this invitational show, which is already hung at the Elliot.
If you are in the area, hope you get a chance to swing by. 🙂