June 30, 2011 at 7:06 pm (landscape, watercolor on paper)
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Last night was the first Evenings Along Asbury of the summer. Besides great community events, every Wednesday throughout the summer there is a plein air event in Ocean City. Through this paint out I have met fantastic local artists like Ryan Simmons, Chuck Law, and Martini.
As an artist, most of what I create is done in solitude. Evenings Along Asbury gives me a chance to work adjacent to other painters for an entire season. Needless to say, I look forward to it all year. It is refreshing to see the downtown come together for the sake of the arts.
The following piece was painted last night between 5 and 7:30 pm. It won third place in the first Ocean City Fine Arts paint out of 2011.
Sunset. Watercolor and Ink on paper. 7″ x 6″ (17.8 cm x 15.2 cm).
April 5, 2011 at 6:38 pm (landscape, mixed media, Slender Man)
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Marble Hornets Enrty 5 Abstraction.
Entry 5 2:13. Mixed media on paper. 6″ x 5″.
September 26, 2010 at 5:40 pm (ink on paper, landscape, watercolor on paper)
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Below are two watercolors of the same river. The top painting won first place at the 2010 Cumberland County Plein Air Competition hosted by Gallery 50 and the Cumberland County Cultural Alliance.
Always Changing. Watercolor and ink on paper. 8.5″ x 5″.
Always Flowing. Watercolor and ink on paper. 8.5″x5″.
July 30, 2010 at 3:28 am (ink on paper, landscape, watercolor on paper)
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The Noyes Museum’s art creation club, The Drawing Room, now meets on Tuesday nights instead of Wednesdays. I am still focusing on combining pen and watercolor in an elegantly balanced fashion. Each week I get closer to my goal.
July 8, 2010 at 12:51 pm (ink on paper, landscape, pen on paper, watercolor on paper)
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Here is last night’s three hour painting of downtown Ocean City. I will be participating in their open air competition every Wednesday this summer except for next week. Let me know if you’re in the area on vacation. We can meet up for water ice, or a Coke if that’s your thing.
Product Placement. Watercolor and ink on paper. 8.5″ x 5″.
Framed and ready to hang: $150.00
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July 2, 2010 at 8:55 pm (art news, landscape, watercolor on paper)
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Wednesday was this year’s first Evenings Along Asbury. In the summer time, Ocean City’s downtown has a weekly plein air competition. The shops set up flags along the main street at designated painter’s points. An artist has between 5 pm and 7:45 pm to make a painting at that location. My small watercolor took about two and a half hours to create. In it I continued exploring the incorporation of ink drawing in my colored work. I am very proud and grateful to say that my painting received the first place prize this week. Below is my watercolor rendition of Asbury Ave seen from the front of Primo’s.
Candy Coated. Watercolor and ink on paper. 5″ x 8.5″.
Also, here is a short montage advertising the weekly event.