2008 Crescent Beach Paint Out Artist

 


Crescent Palms
14x11 Oil on Canvas

2006 Artwork
2007 Artwork

Frances Lynn
West Palm Beach, Florida

www.franceslynn.com

To paint en plein air is what I most love to do. The colors of nature and the light of the open air inspire me, and I feel so very lucky to be part of it. I came to the realization later in life that I am an artist, so I feel I must make up for lost time, and I paint almost every day. When weather permits, I paint outdoors, otherwise I'm in the studio working from sketches and photographs. Oils seem to suit me best, and I regularly study in workshop settings with plein air masters such as Leonard Wren and Kim English.

I grew up in West Palm Beach and vividly remember my family's travels thoughout Florida long before DisneyWorld and I-95. While the landscape has changed, the atmosphere is very much the same, rendering clear light and intense color. I'm a wanderer by nature and enjoy the adventure of going places I've never been, but the imminently paintable beauty of Florida continues to draw me back.

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Other Art from the 2008 Paint Out

Crescent Waves I
11x14 Oil on Canvas

Crescent Waves II
12x16 Oil on Canvas

Crescent Waves III
8x10 Oil on Canvas
 
Barefoot Palms
8x10 Oil on Canvas

 


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