Friday, January 4, 2019

Willys Jeep

"2033457" 16 x 20 oil on aluminum (private collection)
This painting, recently completed, depicts a special restored Willys jeep.  Copyright 2018 Charles Snell.

Friday, October 12, 2018

2018 Chesterfield Heritage Plein Air

The paintings in this post are part of the exhibition for the 2018 Chesterfield Heritage Plein Air event sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society.  The event opening was on October 13, 2018 at the Chesterfield Historical Society's headquarters at 2 Front Street, Crosswicks New Jersey.  Copyright 2018 Charles Snell.

October Field. 5 in. x 7 in. oil on canvas (sold)

Meetinghouse. 4 in. x 8 in. oil on copper (sold)

Evening October Field Two.  6 in. x 12 in. oil on aluminum

526 Nocturne.  12 in. x 12 in. oil on aluminum

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Vincentown Plein Air 2018

Sawmill Pond. 12 in. x 16 in. oil on aluminum
The painting was done during the 2018 Vincentown (NJ) Plein Air event.  It is a view of the Vincentown Millpond as seen from the park on Race Street.  This painting was awarded 3rd place in the event.  Copyright 2018 Charles Snell.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Recent Work

Bayou Dawn - Oil on Copper - 12" x 18"

Bay Sunset - Oil on Paper - 12" x 16" (NFS)
Fly - Oil on Board - 16" x 20"
Poppy's - Oil on Board - 16" x 20" (sold)
Bridge Work - Oil on Panel - 9" x 12"
Mother's Morning Stroll - Oil on Copper 12" x 18"
Shown here are recent paintings completed for the LBIF Plein Air Plus and the Burlington Plein Air events.  The painting "Bridge Work" was awarded 3rd place for the 2018 Burlington Plein Air paint out.  All work copyright 2018 Charles Snell.

Sunday, July 15, 2018


Cornwall CT - 5" x 7" oil on muslin mounted to MDF
Painted en plein air at Cornwall, Connecticut at a recent paint out.  Many thanks to Onwarin Hanson and John MacDonald for organizing and hosting the paint out. Predominant colors used in this painting included cadmium yellow lemon, cadmium red deep, Prussian blue, Vasari raw umber, permanent magenta, cremnitz + zinc white.  Some adjustments were done in the studio...  Copyright 2018 Charles Snell.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

2018 Historic Medford Plein Air

ITA 101 - 16 x 12 oil on board. (sold)
The painting ITA 101 is a nocturne painted as part of the 2018 Historic Medford Plein Air event in Medford, New Jersey.  This painting was awarded an honorable mention.  Copyright 2018 Charles Snell.