Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fourth (and last, so far) in This Series

Untitled (2015-008) - Oil on panel - 12" x 10" - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn I do love this painting, and I have enjoyed creating this series. After these first four, however, my interests took a turn, which you will see in the coming days (if you stay tuned).

And Another New Painting

Untitled (2015-007) - Oil on panel - 12" x 10" - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn I may—or may not—work on this one some more, but I haven't yet (and it's been about 3 months), so this may be done.

Another New Painting in the First Series of the Year

Untitled (2015-006) - Oil on panel - 12" x 10" - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn

First of a New Series (in a Series of New Series)

Untitled 2015-005 - Oil on birch panel - 12" x 10" - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Here is one of my first paintings of this year. Doing a lot of experimenting--trying different things.

Some Paintings Tips that Have Helped Me a Lot!

Paintings-in-waiting

A couple months ago, I found these great tips on making paintings which have helped me tremendously. I have found these to be immensely helpful in getting the critic off my shoulder while I try to create: a problem that’s been dogging me for years! Now I have a…

I have also come to the conclusion that the square is a human invention, which makes it sympathetic to me. Because you don’t see it in nature. As we do not see squares in nature, I thought that it is man-made. But I have corrected myself. Because squares exist in salt crystals, our daily salt. We know this because we can see it in the microscope.

— Josef Albers

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Small Color Painting 2014-014 - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Murky Morning of the Soul - Oil on Canvas - 12 x 12 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 9, 2013 - Acrylic on panel -  9 x 12 -  © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Color Mini 2015-010 - Oil on Canvas - 6 x 6 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn