Thursday, May 24, 2018

Maine Sunday Morning, 9x12

It was nice to have some painting time again. Yesterday's rain made the gardens too wet to work in. I'm looking forward to more rainy days.

Maine Sunday Morning, 9x12, oil

This painting is available in my Ebay Store - Seascapes

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Thanks for visiting,

Celene

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Late Winter Snow, 5x7, oil

Late Winter Snow, 5x7, oil


This painting is available in my Ebay Store - small paintings. 

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Thanks for visiting,

Celene

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Woods Road, 6x8, oil

Woods Road, 6x8, oil
One of our favorite walks.


This painting is available in my Ebay Store - small paintings. 


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Thanks for visiting,

Celene

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Rainy Days and Bogart

Too many rainy days and too many Humphrey Bogart movies.

I do love the old "Film Noir". The Chiaroscuro lighting was fantastic.


The Meeting, 10x8, oil.

Remember "Here's looking at you, Kid" from Casablanca. One of my favorite movies.

There will probably be more of these paintings if it keeps raining.

Thanks for visiting,
Celene

This painting is available in my Ebay Store. 

Any of my paintings can be purchased directly through me, if you prefer. Please email me for more information.

My Ebay Store

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Almost Spring. April 6th.

This morning it was 19 degrees outside, climbed to 40 degrees by mid day and now at 6 PM it is snowing again. The large patches of bare ground are gone. My husband says there is still about three feet of snow in the woods.
We took a ride yesterday and, as I always do, I think of the colors I would use to paint what I see. The landscape colors were an assortment of browns and grays with a bit of olive green for the evergreens and raw sienna for the leaves that are still on the beech trees. I would choose a variety of grays for the bare trees and the birches. The old snow would be a mixture of grays and browns. Even the sky was a grayed blue. It sounds a bit dull, but there is a nice harmony of colors and a peaceful feeling to the bleakness. It reminds me of an old tweed coat, shabby and worn.
March in Maine is a long month. I once wrote that March was like an unruly child. Sweet and well mannered one day and temper tantrums the next. That was our March this year. It was a good time for spring cleaning both our house and my website, and my Ebay Store. The website and store are finished and the house is almost done. I have been working on small paintings for our daughter-in-law’s shop which will be re-opening for the season at the end of April.
I hope you had a good winter. Drop me a note and let me know what you have been up to. And let me know if there are any specific painting topics you would like to explore. I have been organizing my notes from our art classes and putting them together in one unit. It’s been a great refresher course for me. The study of painting is fascinating and you never stop learning. Just when you think you understand a certain aspect, you find that there is so much more. It’s a fascinating journey that just keeps getting better.
Stay well, thanks for visiting with me. Happy spring to you all.
Celene

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Come Spring, 8x10, oil

Come Spring, 8x10, oil

This scene is so typical of March in Maine. Warm days and cold nights, maple syrup, melting snow and mud season. Goodbye winter - hello spring. 

This painting is available in my Ebay Store - Landscapes.

Thanks for visiting, stop by again.

Celene

My Ebay Store


www.CeleneFarris.com


Tuesday, March 20, 2018