Yearly Archives: 2014

Falling and Recovery

Color Mini 2014-016 Oil on canvas 4″ x 4″ © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

I was never satisfied with the initial version of this painting, so I worked on it a bit last night.  I decided I very much liked the sense of stacked and possibly falling boxes on the…

It Feels Great to Be Back in The Studio Again

“Color Mini 2014-026” Oil on gallery-wrapped canvas 6″ x 6″ © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

It is taking me a while to get back in the groove, though. Worked on 3 paintings Monday night, with no resolution on any of them. Did this one last night, though I am considering some…

Color Minis

I've added a new page on my main art site for my color mini paintings: http://marilynfenn.com/color-minis/ I will be adding more paintings as they dry, of course.

Tonight’s New Mini Painting

"Color Mini 2014-023" Oil on canvas 4" x 4" © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

I like it.

Susannah Coffey at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Oh, how I wish I could see this show! Susannah Coffey was a professor at my alma mater, and I came this close > || to taking a class with her. It was Figure in the Landscape at Oxbow summer art camp, and she was to co-teach it with Dan…

Last Night’s Mini-Painting; Thick Paint with Palette Knife

“Color Mini 2014-022″ Oil on canvas 4″ x 4” © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

Last night’s mini-painting. I’ve started most of the rest of these mini-paintings with a small composition sketch (which invariably is only a starting place and gets changed along the way), but I wiped out the sketch for…

Strange Day in the Studio

"Color Mini 2014-021" Oil on canvas 4" x 4" © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

One more from last night. Hmmm. I did four of these yesterday, and I'm just not sure about any of them. Not sure yet, anyway. :|

Another Mini Painting from Last Night

"Color Mini 2014-019" Oil on canvas 4" x 4" © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

Here's another, a bit tamer than the last one.

This One’s a Little Goofy

"Color Mini 2014-018" Oil on canvas 4" x 4" © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

But cute.

The Non-Conformist

“Color Mini 2014-017″ Oil on canvas 4″ x 4” © 2014 Marilyn Fenn

Here’s last night’s little painting. This one could be called “The Non-Conformist,” as I used just 3 hues of red + white to make this, but as you can see, a little blue snuck itself into one square.

 

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I cannot paint a flower . . . but maybe in terms of paint color, I can convey to you my experience of the flower or the experience that makes the flower of significance to me at that particular time.

— Georgia

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Throwing Off Her Robes - Oil on Canvas -12 x 12 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Untitled 2015-020 - Oil on Canvas - 8 x 8 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 2, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 8 x 10 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 8, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 12 x 9 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn