2014 National Juried Exhibition Photos

Below are photos from Oil Painters of America’s Twenty-third Annual National Exhibition, which was held at The Bennington Center for the Arts in Bennington, Vermont. To see all photos taken at the 2014 National Exhibition, click here. ... Read More...

Some Thoughts On Plein Air And Photos

The photo shows me sketching in the Dorsoduro section of Venice. In my time I have sketched and painted from the subject, from imagination, and from photos. There are advantages and disadvantages to each. If you are interested in very ... Read More...

Paint From Life or Photos?

Especially since the advent of good, inexpensive digital cameras, the debate about whether to use photo references has become almost sectarian. Purists admonish us to paint “only from life.” Yet the instructional art magazines regularly ... Read More...