The Pacific Ocean feels giant all along the coast south of Carmel. Maybe it’s the mountains alongside which partly give it scale.
This painting will go into the Arts Benicia member show next week, I hope you can join me at the reception!
Art of the Community 2019
Reception is Saturday, January 26, 6:00-8:00 pm
at Arts Benicia Gallery
991 Tyler St. Suite 114, Benicia CA 94510
—how to pronounce the name of this park:
put together two short sounds: gara + pata
I’m not sure how I got so busy, but for now, see it here.
I went up to Virginia City with a group of painters a few years ago, I was glad to be able to go again. The airbnb place had a number of problems, but the view was quite spectacular – the east side of the mountain range was visible for many miles in each direction. This was a 45-minute sketch on the first morning.
Sue Wilson made a video http://www.pleinairlinks.com/dagroup/050818virginiacity.html
Normally when I go out plein air painting, I do more traditional style painting. This time, the tree shapes were so distinct, and my view of them was so narrow (vertically), the ocean color intense, a few stripes of brilliant sun, that I sort of fell into this more graphic representation. The headlands became pure shapes in the second one, at top.
See these and more at Open Studios in Benicia!
Even though it’s quite simple, I like it.
Benicia Artists Open Studios will take place on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6.
Saturday, 11 am to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm.
At Jerrold Turner’s studio:
640 East L St.
Benicia CA 94510
See you there!
Did you know, as an artist, that there are sites which gather detailed information on your art activities and present them in a gallery/profile? I was surprised at how much history they might have assembled. My profile on ArtSlant
Here’s a historical artwork. What era does this look like to you?!
With one foot in Alameda, one in Mendocino County—I will be joining two artists in a show at the Scharffenberger Cellers in the beautiful Anderson Valley. I will be bringing some urban scenes to balance out the bucolic!
Join us at:
SCHARFFENBERGER CELLARS Tasting Room
8501 Hwy. 128, Philo, CA 95466 (707) 895-2957
Woods, Wine and Water
Explore the Intertwining of the Wild & Human
Maeve Croghan, Debra Lennox and Micaela Marsden
November 17, 2017 – February 15, 2018
RECEPTION FOR THE ARTISTS!
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 PM
AT THE SCHARFFENBERGER CELLARS TASTING ROOM
2017 Benicia Open Studios
Please join us at the studio of Jerrold Turner
640 East L St., Benicia CA 94510
Saturday and Sunday May 6 & 7
9 Plein Air Artists!
Sue Collins, Attila Cziglenyi, Jerrold Turner, JoAnn McMahon, Loralee Chapleau, JoAnne Uomini, Marshall Lockman, Sue Wilson, Micaela Marsden
You are specially invited by