Paula B. Holtzclaw’s beautiful low country landscapes bring the marshes of North Carolina to the walls in Old Town Virginia. We’re so excited to be one of her few east coast galleries we immediately put her painting “Closure” in our window, where it is currently displayed. As expected, it draws in passersby seeking more information! … More Welcome Paula B. Holtzclaw!
What is it? Atmospheric perspective is a visual phenomenon that occurs when we view a landscape. A very simple way of understanding the phenomenon is through the phrase, “fading into the distance.” When we view a landscape, the objects in the distance lose contrast and detail and gain a blue hue. Essentially, this happens because … More Technique Tuesday: Atmospheric Perspective
What is it? Today’s Technique Tuesday topic takes us on a trip to the great outdoors as we explore the world of Plein Air painting. The term “en plein air” is a French expression that translates to “in the open air.” It is used to describe the technique of painting outdoors, with the subject in full … More Technique Tuesdays: En Plein Air
It’s time for #StudioSelfieSaturday! Today’s selfie come to us from the amazing local landscape painter Bethanne Kinsella Cople. (She is pictured here with her lovely studio assistant, Winnie.) Bethanne is well loved for her gorgeous landscapes and lush painting technique. To check out all of her currently available work on our website, just click here! It’s … More Studio Selfie Saturdays: Bethanne Kinsella Cople