2009 Crescent Beach Paint Out Artist


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"Sunset on the Marsh"
16x12, Oil on Panel

"Shore Drive Marsh"
12x8, Oil on Panel

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Tom Sadler
Orlando, FL

"I observe with the intention of capturing the essence of the landscape location where I've found something that was of particular interest. At times it might be more about how the light plays on the subject. Or at other times in could be the atmosphere or the color that is interesting enough to paint about. To successfully communicate I feel like the canvas must have a sense of 'coming to life' and in this way take on a life of it's own."


"Genung's Fish Camp"
14x7.5, Oil on Panel

"Saltwater Sunset"
12x10, Oil on Panel

"Palm on Shore Drive"
16x12, Oil on Panel

8x6, Oil on Panel

14x11, Oil on Panel


Since moving to Orlando in 1983, Tom Sadler has dedicated his efforts toward capturing the light, color, and mood of the Central Florida landscape. The intense light, combined with the natural beauty of the many lakes, rivers and parks of the area provide a never-ending source of inspiration. His paintings come to life as a celebration of this beauty found in nature, sometimes exuberant, at other times more subtle.

Tom received his BFA at Auburn University. Sadler's education included the study of oil painting with instructor Jack Dempsey at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, which Tom considers of utmost value. He also attended the School of Visual Arts in New York. Since that time he has studied the work of a variety of artists who have had different influences on his work. Sadler feels a pressing desire and necessity to paint each day. He feels that the door is just opening to the world of revealing all that is possible for him through his artwork.

  • 2008 Best of Show Crescent Beach Paint Out




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