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New Painting Posted: “The Other Side of the Tracks”

I just completed a large canvas that I’m calling “The Other Side of the Tracks.” There is a lot going on in this painting. It shows the lower basin of the Charles River in Boston/Cambridge on a beautiful summer’s day … Continue reading

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New Painting: “Home of Her Berth”

Yes, “Berth” is spelled correctly in the title. This painting is a 16″x20″ oil on canvas showing Gloucester harbor. Yeah, I know I said that field sketches are so much more color-accurate than photographs, and here the final looks so … Continue reading

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Color Studies in the Field

I just posted a couple small color studies that I made recently, one in Gloucester and one on the Esplanade in Boston. See them here: http://www.gallerysimpson.com

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It’s A Major Award!

Steven’s painting “Low Tide, High Grass” won the Colleen Muniz award at the North Shore Arts Association Associates Show in Gloucester, Massachusetts on July 1st.

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New art just posted: “Fork in the River”

I just posted a large new painting that is a bit of a departure for me. It is a close-up of a landscape, but done much larger than I usually work. Check it out here!

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New Painting: Low Tide, High Grass

I just finished a new painting of the Essex River Marsh. To see a description go to the “Paintings” page on my website.    

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Low Tide, Essex Marsh step #2

(Low Tide, step #2)  I took a snow/vacation day and refined details in the grass and foreground (between snow shoveling). The mud was too warm so I have cooled it down a little here (compare to the previous image). Link … Continue reading

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Low Tide, Essex March

This is what I’m currently working on — a view of the Essex River marsh and Hog Island at low tide. I made a color sketch on-location as the clouds came and went (each time I was in the shadow … Continue reading

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New Painting: “Reaching for the Drumlin”

I just finished a painting and posted it to my “Home” page. It’s titled “Reaching for the Drumlin” and is a 16 inches by 20 inches oil on canvas. It’s a piece that has a lot of motion and a … Continue reading

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Currently on My Easel: Drumlin

I am working on a large painting in my studio that I will probably name “Drumlin” because I like one-word names. I painted a small color sketch at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln, Mass on a beautiful day in November. I … Continue reading

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