Le Cabanon – finished state – adding things to a landscape: Richard Schmid

‘Le Cabanon’ Finished state 2008 – 2009 Large Size Oil on canvas 72 x 54cm (approx 28,5 x 21 inches). © The Artist. For those who aren’t familar with wine growing, the blue amongst the vines are posts. The paint is thick & impasto on this medium-sized oil. Here’s the study from a few posts…

301th post – (very) Slow Blogging – Off Season Plein-air

This is the 301st posting. >>>>>>>>>>> SLOW BLOGGING The New York Times has an interesting article about ‘slow blogging’. Basically, it’s Slow Movement meets blogging. Haste, Scorned: Blogging at a Snail’s Pace   A Slow Blog Manifesto, written in 2006 by Todd Sieling, a technology consultant from Vancouver, British Columbia, laid out the movement’s tenets.…

Morning, Vines

‘Morning, Vines’ Oil on Canvas 36 x 48cm © The Artist. Wet, rainy here in the Dordogne these last two weeks. Been doing all those jobs that free up time in the summer for teaching, exhibiting & painting. Most importantly, my tax returns. ‘slower paintings’ And finishing off ‘slower paintings’ in the studio such as…

14 Rangs de Cabernet Franc – tableau de vignoble – painting of vines

’14 Rangs de Cabernet Franc’ Oil on Canvas 25 F (81 x 65 cm, 32 x 26 inches approx) © The Artist. SOLD ’14 Rangs de Cabernet Franc’ – 14 rows of Cabernet Franc, being the name of the type of vine. This cepage is not the wide spread in the Bergerac Appellation to my…

‘Le Cingle de Tremolat’ 2003

‘Le Cingle de Tremolat’ 2003 Huile sur Toile © Adam Cope Grand Format approx 150 x 100 cm painting, photography & postcards/plein air. Carrying on with this rambling musing about painting, photography & postcards/plein air….Describing something of the process by which I arrived at this (popular) oil painting might be of interest… or not (deafening…