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Saturday, January 19, 2013

SHADES OF GREY
An Original Oil Painting
by Claire Beadon Carnell
Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge
Day Eighteen

'Shades of Grey'
Leslie Saeta's Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge
Day Eighteen
Oil on Panel
6 x 6
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I almost didn't post this piece, even though I painted it for
the challenge this past week.  All my other paintings
are still lifes with lots of color, where this is...well, it's
a landscape with shades of grey.  It's the view from the west
side of my studio - catching the dormer on the
front side of my house (and my favorite
pine tree in our yard). 

All of my paintings for this Challenge will be done in a 6 x 6 format,
and my main goal while painting from life
is to LOOSEN UP and USE MORE PAINT...
something which will only benefit my work.

If you would like to join this Challenge, or just follow the
work of the participating artists, just visit her blog:

Slices of Life by Leslie Saeta




If you would like to see more of my work,
please visit my website or my blog. If you are
interested in purchasing any of my paintings you see
here on this blog, please contact me.


Claire Beadon Carnell
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11 comments:

Pattie Wall said...

Grey of winter, seems like it's around once a year for many of us, but you have painted it to be lovely! I like the view you have...must be nice to sit and think once in awhile and enjoy that unobstructed beauty. Glad you posted it! It's very nice!

Nancy Van Blaricom said...

Wow, this one caught my eye immediately while looking at the entries in Leslie's 30 day Challenge. Beautifully done.

Debra Bryant said...

I love greys! This is simply lovely, with subtle color and light. Very nice!

Anne Winthrop Cordin said...

Greys can be tough, so many shy away, but not you!love the quiet complexity.

Charlotte Yealey said...

Cool!!!!

Sandy Sandy said...

Great mood to this piece!

Anne Winthrop Cordin said...

So glad you posted this; it's subtle and just lovely. thanks too for your visits to my blog Claire.

Julie Ford Oliver said...

Great grays.
Wonderful values.
Perfect design
Add up to a really lovely painting

Pat Koscienski said...

So glad you decided to post this, Claire. Gray is hard to paint and you did this so well.

hmuxo said...

I love the softness of this piece! Love the grays!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thanks everyone for your very kind comments!

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