• "Sanctuary" oil on board 12 x 16

    10 monthes ago - By Jody Regan

    "Sanctuary" is a view of Houghton's Pond in Milton, MA. I painted it as a commission and a surprise, for the daughter of a friend. Her partner reached out to me to ask if I would paint this spot which is special to the two of them. He wanted to surprise her on their first anniversary. Of course I agreed; what a romantic gift! He sent me a few photos, and some guidance such as "the rock is very important". Here are some process photos. I wanted the painting to convey the feeling of this special place, wooded, yet bright, secluded from the public and inviting. I loved the backlit photos I...
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