Category Archives: Past Paint-Outs

9.4.18 Brian Murphy – at Montreat

 

 

Brian Murphy believes in the basics.
 
Sandy Moore’s comment “Thanks for sharing your unique way of painting with us. The simplicity of your set up is amazing.”

He feels that you don’t have to have the fanciest equipment to produce great paintings … and he proves it! A cigar-box easel, gator board backing for his canvas, inexpensive brushes and a very minimum pallet! He also knows how to pick his scenes! A great paint-out at Montreat, North Carolina.

 

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10.21.17 Richard Oversmith–Elaida Home

About Richard: Richard’s purpose in painting is to provoke the viewer to interact with his pieces. His paintings are his voice, and stroke by stroke, he composes a whole that relates his vision. He strives to achieve a mood in every painting through the use of such visual stimuli as color, edges, value and drawing. He allows the setting to speak to him, creating only as many brushstrokes as are needed for the viewer’s eyes to understand and connect. richardoversmith.com

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9.14.17 Lindesay Harkness Lake Lure



Lindesay Harkness grew up in England, where she developed an affinity for English countryside, gardens and wildflowers and a love of the beauty of the natural world. In 1975 she moved to Cambridge MA where she completed a PhD. In 1978 she discovered a pocket of knowledgeable, representational artists with direct links to the Boston school at its zenith. She studied portraiture with one of them, Robert Cormier, at Fenway Studios. When she was offered an opportunity to study full time with another member of this group, Paul Ingbretson, she abandoned her post- doctoral fellowship, purchased a studio at Fenway studios and began a life-transforming apprenticeship. Two years later she moved to Chapel Hill, where she has lived since.

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