Sunday, November 6, 2022

River Scene

River scene after a photograph that my friend Jack sent me.  Prussian blue, alizarin crimson, lemon yellow, dioxazine violet, and titanium white.  (c) 2022 Charles Snell.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Strawbridge Lake paint out 2021

Willingboro Art Alliance sponsored a paint out at Strawbridge Lake in Moorestown on October 23, 2021.  Thirteen paintings were presented for judging at the end of the day.  John Slivjak judged the entries and provided a critique for each painting.  My painting, shown below, won first place for the event. 
(c) Charles Snell 2021.

Strawbridge Lake.  12" x 16" oil on board

Monday, October 4, 2021

Chesterfield Plein Air 2021

Chesterfield Heritage Plein Air Art Exhibit 2021.  For information see
Exhibit opens October 9, 2021.

Walnford House 16" x 20" oil on board

Walnford Mill 1, 12" x 16" oil on board

Walnford Mill 2, 12" x 16" oil on board

All paintings (c) 2021 Charles Snell.

Monday, June 7, 2021

June Paintings

Washington Crossing 12" x 16" oil

Even Carousel Horses Dream
16" x 20" oil on aluminum panel

All paintings (c) 2021 Charles Snell.

Friday, May 28, 2021

Yardley Plein Air 2021

 The paintings shown are entries in the 2021 Yardley Plein Air Open hosted by Artists of Yardley.  (c) 2021 Charles Snell.

Yardley Canal.  14" x 18" plein air, oil on panel.
Private collection

Washington Crossing.  16" x 20" plein air.  Oil on panel.

Friday, May 14, 2021

Marc Hanson Workshop 2021

The paintings shown in this post are from a recent painting workshop with Marc Hanson.  Day 1 was focused on value studies in black and white.  The remaining paintings were painted with a split primary palette (manganese blue hue, ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow medium, cadmium yellow lemon, cadmium red light, and alizarin crimson permanent, white).  The white was a mix of titanium white and cremnitz white.  All paintings copyright 2021 Charles Snell.

Value Studies - Black & White

Forest Study - Black & White

Marsh Painting I

Marsh Painting II

Art Lesson

Friday, September 25, 2020

Chesterfield Plein Air 2020

Shown below are two paintings for the Chesterfield Plein Air 2020 event.  Both paintings are from the Walnford Park in Monmouth County NJ.  Copyright 2020 Charles Snell.

Walnford Mill #1
Oil on Canvas Board
8 in. x 10 in.

Walnford Mill #2
Oil on Board
11 in. x 14 in.
(Private Collection)