Marina Movshina's Painting, Projects, Ideas, Art

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Columbia, IL

Another view from last week's trip to Columbia, IL.
Boy and Dog

Boy and Dog. A painting of my son reading the paper while the dog stands guard at his chair.
Miles Cemetery

Plein air at Miles Cemetery. Last weekend I painted plein air at Miles Cemetery. Here is the view over the top of the mausoleum into the valley below.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Still Life with fruit

The still life I painted in New York. The painting is 11x14 inches on a wooden panel. I loved the north light of that studio.

Friday, September 21, 2007

New York Model

Portrait Sketch. My last sketch from New York. The master said, "Much Better."

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Shawn and David

Shawn and David were out this weekend. They are painting in front of the Old Stable Bridge.
Sunday Morning

Cloudy Sunday Morning
It was quite cloudy when I painted near the Old Stable Bridge in Forest Park. But the park is so beautiful and inspiring. Slowly the sun burned off the clouds and it got quite bright.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Saturday, September 08, 2007

Studio Corner

This summer I painted in New York. I painted in the 4th floor studio of the Art Students' League. The studio is bathed in north light from a clerestory window. The studio is studded with plaster casts of old masterpieces. The corner sink has a plaster cast above like a big moon hovering over us.

Labor Day Weekend. My second painting of the weekend. There is a bit of fall in the air.
Indian Creek Morning
Labor Day Weekend. There is something so free and fun about painting in the early morning. Here I crept down to the creek before anyone was up to paint the sun coming over the trees. 6"x 8"

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