Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New series offshoot


"Red barn at dusk study" by Hilary J England, oil on canvas, 8" x 10"
I've started to move in another direction with my series...I've included a wider range on the paintings, in terms of the view...they will not be so up close and direct, although they will still be a somewhat tightly bound composition.

I've started three new preliminary studies...I like working in threes (must be a compulsion).  One painting is the final phase of the teenage girls I was working with, and the other two I've branched out a bit, and I'm really excited to begin working on those studies and sketches.  I will also be working bigger with these paintings, with the smallest being 24" x 36", and a possible triptych in this series.

So, I am excited to begin this new phase in my series.  In the meantime, enjoy this little plein air painting from last summer.  It's a local barn, and I was working against the fading evening, but wow, was the sunset beautiful that night, with some storm clouds mixed into the evening sky,  giving it a really purple hue.  I am looking forward to the warm weather and the beach, and doing lots more plein air studies.  Enjoy~~

2 comments:

  1. Sounds exciting! I've sent you an email Hilary. I'd like to feature you on the EBSQ Art Blog. ;)

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  2. Hey, I just found you on the ebsq blog, so she did it! Nice work.

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