Jamie Kirkland Art Studio

Let the beauty we love be what we do. ~Rumi ~


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I have found it more than helpful to get outside and make field studies.

Painting in monochromatic tones gives me a strong sense of values. You can tell right away when the form is not reading right. It gives me a shorthand way to connect with my subject and see the intricacies.

These studies are done with Vasari, Shale oil paint on Wind River linen panels, and a nod to my mentor Deborah Paris who encourages us to get out there in our beautiful landscape.

I have added a couple of photos of the subjects.

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2 thoughts on “Value Studies

  1. Joanne Teasdale says:

    Miss Jamie, these monochromatic paintings are sublime! You have a sensibility with the values that I appreciate very much. Keep this up, it works! Joanne

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    1. Wow, Thank You Joanne, You for sure know what you are talking about!!!!!

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