Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

Posted on the wrong blog...take a look

Hello everyone, I just posted today's painting with step x steps but I posted it on the blog I use ONLY for finished art. Oh well, take a look at it there Barbara Benedetti Newton New Work

See the painting steps from the line drawing to the finished painting.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Yellow Mug with Lemon

Yellow Mug with Lemon, oil, 10x8 inches, Sold
©2020 Barbara Benedetti Newton
I am enjoying social distancing due to the coronavirus COVID-19. Painting every day. 
Many thanks to G.I. for adding this one to her Collection.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Collection of the Artist

My last post was about social distancing due to the coronavirus COVID-19 and using my days at home to clean out my file cabinets. Now I'm moving on to my flat files and the drawer marked "Pastel Paintings." Determined to become more organized and have less stuff, I'm sorting through small studies (I haven't gotten to larger work yet) and creating two piles: Collection of the Artist and GIANT SALE.

Because I have been working in oil for the past few months, I am looking at my pastel work with fresh eyes and am especially drawn to these two paintings for their freshness, spontaneity, and lack of detail.

Glory Days Revisited, pastel, 5x7 inches P2019-1-18
Blue Road, pastel, 5x7 inches P2020-3-10

Friday, March 6, 2020

COVID-19 Social Distancing

Many of us are "social distancing" due to the coronavirus. I welcome time at home. I'm cleaning out my file cabinets and shredding old stuff. Yay!