(Cover Image: “Eagle River Summer” – Prints available here ) It’s not every day in Alaska that an artist is awarded the honor of their work gracing the cover of a magazine… And for this specific publication, it’s the first time ever! I am excited to announce my Artist Profile featured in the Fall 2012 [...]
Something that is unique to Hawaii and especially the Big Island is Vog. Essentially it is volcanic smog, tiny particles that are released into the air from Kilauea as it continually erupts. This vog hugs the horizon and can make or break a sunset. On the day I saw this sunset, it most definitely ‘made’ [...]
On Friday, August 10th the Plein Air Painters of Alaska painted at the Anchorage Golf Course. Was a great spot to play with my new slate panels and see how they operate in the field. So far I love it!
Here is a progression of a recent still life oil painting I completed for my upcoming show at Picture This Gallery in Eagle River, Alaska. Click through the images to see it progress and watch the video compilation. Thanks for looking!
May 23rd, 2011 I had the pleasure of giving a painting workshop at Pandemonium Booksellers in Wasilla, AK. The focus of this class was capturing light in a landscape even when using less than optimum photo reference. This is the photo I chose for the class… It was taken with my iPhone from a moving [...]
“Winter Bull” By Karen Whitworth Sold 30×40 â€¢ Oil on Panel â€¢ 2011 Details of texture and knife work… It took a few weeks to finish this big guy but wow was it fun! Approximately 99% of this painting was completed with a palette knife, the exception being the steam pictured above. The texture is [...]
On April 9th I was honored to participate in a Painted Ladies group show at Town Square Art Gallery in Wasilla. It was here that I unveiled my latest painting “Orca Sunrise” What fun to meet with old friends, make new ones, and mingle with new collectors. Here is my new release… “Orca Sunrise” 24×36″ [...]
“Kamaole II Beach” 9×12 oil on panel Original is Available Had the wonderful opportunity to spend a day at the beach with an artist friend. We enjoyed the Maui sun and sand while we painted. So fun! On the horizon you can see Molokini Crater (World class snorkel spot) and Kahoolawe Island beyond. The dark [...]
Back in the studio now from a whirl-wind visit to Hawaii and my exhibition at East Hawaii Cultural Center. I had previously decided that entering a piece in the Annual Alaska Railroad Poster Competition was not a logistical option. So many things going on! However I could not shake a poster concept from my mind. [...]
Plein Air Painting at the Little Susitna River near Wasilla, Alaska. The weather was rather cold and dreary this early September day. Drizzles sputtered on and off over the course of a couple hours but the otherwise inclement weather made for some superbly consistent lighting. Here are a few photos documenting the process. “Little Su [...]