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…

The painting rises from the brushstrokes as a poem rises from the words. The meaning comes later.

— Joan Miro

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Composition Number 5, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 12 x 9 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Color-Mini 2015-030 Oil on canvas 6 x 6 © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Color Mini 2015-010 - Oil on Canvas - 6 x 6 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Small Daily Painting 2014-011 - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn