Sunday, 30 January 2011
…pen sketch by Cathy Gatland…A postcard from my Walk has its roots in Sketchercise, a group of artists sharing a love for art and the outdoors, nature and different forms of exercise. As our project name suggests, we are painting postcards from our Sketchercise outings and mailing them this way and that way to each other, criss-crossing over 4 continents.
…a collage of works from our group..Please visit our new blog, a postcard from my Walk, to follow along in our adventures the next year and more and where you can meet all the members on their introduction posts, see all the postcards and get fired up yourself to do more exercise and be creative while doing it.
Many thanks to Ronell for her words.
Posted by Bridget Hunter at 01:01
Friday, 21 January 2011
Winter Grasses, Loch Doon
Oil on canvas 24 x 20"
Bridget Hunter 2011
I'm working on 10 landscapes for The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright to be delivered on the 25th February so I'm "her indoors" and keeping going by inhaling turps fumes and working in my usually brush- it- on- scrape- it- off fashion! And using one of my favourite sketching/painting places, Loch Doon, as the subject.
Posted by Bridget Hunter at 18:27
Thursday, 13 January 2011
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Tuesday, 4 January 2011
November Snow at Borrowdale
Oil on canvas 28x24"
Bridget Hunter 2010
I've mentioned before the wonderful art course I was on at Borrowdale, the lake District with tutors Jenny Wheatley and Mike Chapman - snow, rain, gales, excellent deomonstrations, great teaching and good company. I did many sketches and used one as a resource for this painting recently finished. I've tried to capture the atmosphere and brilliant Autumn colours to give a sense of place at that particular time. It was freezing !
Posted by Bridget Hunter at 00:21
Saturday, 1 January 2011
Oil on canvas 12 x 12"
Bridget Hunter 2010
I haven't posted for a long time. So, to kickstart myself into 2011, this painting was completed mid December and is now being exhibited at the Arran Art Gallery, Arran. Its a view I've painted before but this time its on a square canvas and I've used a bluer palette. I find the square shape more difficult for composing landscapes preferring the traditional landscape format of 10 x 12, 20 x 24 etc. But this time I was more comfortable with the overall composition.
Posted by Bridget Hunter at 22:59