Author Archives: Lynn

Barns

There was a lot of wind and movement in the day, spring in the air.  I found a view of the barns, the sun glinting off of their roofs. Wet earth and slow shadows sat in the yard. “Barns”, oil on … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Looking Forward

I’m looking forward to spring after days in the studio and painting outside in the cold. I painted this in the studio from the inspiration of a small outdoor sketch I did last summer. They are walking in the water … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Nocturne Painting in the Desert

It was difficult to to see when I looked out from the light of my easel while standing in the loneliness of the empty night desert. When I readjusted my eyes I could see them – like sentient beings spreading … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Gunston Cove

As we motored around to find a fishing spot the winter chill and waning light enveloped everything. We anchored in a quiet cove and I set my paint box on my lap. I focused on the cool/warm relationships of the … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Boat Launch

Sunset along the water always calls out to me.  After a long, hard day of painting in the heat this summer, I set up my easel at the mouth of a cool river. I focused on the compositional elements of … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Rocks and Reef

When re-visiting the place where I grew up, I instinctively painted with the combined knowledge of what I absorbed as a child and what I’ve learned since.

Leave a comment

Upcoming shows

Artists’ Melange I:  January 28 – February 8, 2015.  Reception: Sunday February 1, 2-4 pm.  I will have 8-10 pieces of my studio and plein air work on display and for sale at Maryland Federation of Art in Annapolis. “Cows and Old Farmhouse”, oil, … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic

Premier Show based on historic book: McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD November 15 – December 7, 2014 I am fortunate to be included in Gary Pendleton’s  book, 100 Painters of the Mid-Atlantic. My painting, Fishing Day at Chincoteague,  is on display and for … Continue reading

Leave a comment

2nd Annual Bath County Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival

September 29 – October 5, 2015 Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA  Bath County Plein Air  

Leave a comment

Piedmont Plein Aire Paint Out 2014

I received 3rd place at this wonderful event in High Point, NC at the J Gallery of Fine Art.           Train Station  oil, 16″x 20″

Leave a comment