Author Archives: Lynn

Milk House and Walnut Tree

The end of September was warm and dry in the Dordogne, France. We set up our easels where we could in the dusty, strong light. The abandoned farm buildings and sparse shade caught my imagination. “Milk House and Walnut Tree”, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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2nd Annual Bath County Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival

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

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