I guess there’s something to be said for making sure the drawing is just right before applying paint,” explains Witbeck. “However, my brain doesn’t seem to work that way. I tend to find the painting through trial and error on the canvas.”
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“Part of the new series I’ve been exploring, Near and Far, is where I crop off something large and usually graphic in the foreground, then have some detail that pulls the eye to the background,” explains artist Bethany Harper Williams. “I love the contrast of the bold, architectural, graphic, simplistic feel of the house with the serene, calm feel of the water and the activity of the kids on the beach.”
“There is an older piece underneath this one. It was of Greece, another favorite place of mine,” explains Hamilton.”This new piece, however, definitely says ‘Maine’, but it’s fun to know Greece is underneath.”
Liz Hoag | Off the Trail #2 | Acrylic on Canvas | 24″ X 24″ | $1600 Liz Hoag | Off the Trail #1 | Acrylic on Canvas | 18″ X 18″ | $1000 “Off the Trail is my favorite piece in the gallery right now,” shares artist Liz Hoag. “It really reminds me of a… Read more »
“One of my favorite themes is embodied in Channel Drift,” says artist Craig Mooney. “The image of a solitary boat moving slowly toward breaking clouds.”
“I had previously hinted at the spots of a deer leaping right off its body, but I embraced that idea with this painting,” shares Kohler. “Energetic swoops of red and orange paint slide easily off her backside, and her white spots intuitively transform into fun paint splatters that dazzle the eye in a confetti-like fashion. Bits of solid, traditional painting mixed with fun and tasteful abstraction is always what I’m striving for, and this one, to me, is right on the money.”
“My selection for the Fall Favorite is Lemon Zen,” shares artist R. Scott Baltz. “Often, I develop a fondness for a particular painting not so much on the final image but more so on the process, which paved the way to the final image.”
“This painting represents what I love most about Ogunquit, which is also where I live,” shares artist Claire Bigbee. “It truly is a heavenly place.”