• Painting Tourism v. Deep Painting

    1 month ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

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    Postcard painting. I recently spent a few days at the Basin Harbor Club in Vermont, along the shores of Lake Champlain. It was hard not to resist the view of the hills across the lake in New York. I took my kit and settled down on a rock to paint the scene.
    5x8 gouache.
    Second postcard painting. After completing the first sketch, in which my goal was to just get something down on paper, I decided to make a more complex composition-yet I was still entranced by the view. 5x8 gouache.
    Finally, I was able to enter a state of deep painting.
    I was no longer concerned about...
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