Monthly Archives: March 2010

New Tornado Painting: Tornado Two-Step

"Tornado Two-Step" | Encaustic on Baltic Birch | 10" x 10" x 2" | © 2010 Marilyn Fenn

New Tornado Painting: Tornado with Debris Cloud, version 1

"Tornado with Debris Cloud, version 1" | Encaustic | 10" x 10" | © 2010 Marilyn Fenn

New Tornado Paintings

I have completed two new tornado paintings; one was the one I started a few weeks ago while being interviewed for a Weather Channel segment about my tornado paintings.  It's changed a lot since it was filmed in progress (final version above; first version below).

New Studio Space!

Most of the remodeling that we have been suffering through for the past 4-5 months is nearly over -- we have some new spaces, new lighting, and I have been able to convert my former office/studio into a full-time, full-space studio. 

Interview with the Weather Channel

I have some exciting news! I was interviewed last week by the Weather Channel. They plan to air a little feature on my paintings of tornadoes sometime in April at the start of tornado season, including footage of me starting a new tornado painting to demonstrate my process.

I evolved a way of looking at paintings which was massively time consuming and deeply rewarding. For I came to recognize that it often took the first hour or so in front of a painting for stray associations or motivated misperceptions to settle down, and it was only then, with the same amount of time or more to spend looking at it, that the picture could be relied upon to disclose itself as it was….

— Richard Wollheim

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Composition #10 - 2013 -  Acrylic on panel -  9x12 inches -  © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Stop! in the Name of Love - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 9, 2013 - Acrylic on panel -  9 x 12 -  © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 5, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 12 x 9 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn