Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New Hope

This painting was my entry in the 'Quick Draw' competition at the 2013 Local Color Weekend in New Hope, Pennsylvania.  Each artist had two hours to complete a painting on the grounds of the Parry Mansion.  It was a hot August afternoon!  The event was sponsored by the Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art. Copyright 2013 Charles Snell.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Red Mill at Clinton

The Red Mill in Clinton, New Jersey is a historic landmark situated on the south branch of the Raritan River.  Clinton is a nice place to visit in Hunterdon County with beautiful scenery, museums and shops.  Copyright 2012 Charles Snell.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Bottle and Mini-pumpkin

Here is a small still life painting with a clear glass bottle that has a ceramic swing top, along side a mini-pumpkin.  Copyright 2014 Charles Snell.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Snowy Woods

In Phil Carroll's class at the Perkins Center for the Arts, we sometimes work from reference photos that Phil provides.  From early 2013, this painting was created in his class on an odd-size panel of medium-density fiberboard (MDF).  Four pigments predominate in this palette : van Dyck brown, white (mix of titanium and flake), ultramarine blue and a little cadmium yellow medium.  Copyright 2013 Charles Snell.