Monthly Archives: February 2014

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.

 

New, But Am I Done?

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

I don’t think so.  I made some very small changes, and I like it better now, but it still doesn’t seem quite right.

Last one for today. Four (or was it 3?) paintings today, and two…

I have touched with a sense of art some people – they felt the love and the life. Can you offer me anything to compare to that joy for an artist?

— Mary Cassatt

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Small Color Painting 2014-015 - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Pecan Street Boogie - Oil on Canvas - 10 x 10 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Discreet Investigation of Exuberance - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Untitled 2015-019 - Oil on Canvas - 8 x 8 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn