Study, Scottsdale Farm, Ontario

Carol Berry, Study, Scottsdale Farm, Ontario. Oil, 6 x 8 inches. ©2010. Here in Toronto, it finally feels like spring will stay! The leaves are budding, the grass is greening up and we’ve put our winter coats and snow boots into storage.  I’m finally painting regularly, though not every day. I’ve been plein air painting […]

Early Morning Hayfield

Carol Berry, Early Morning Hayfield. Oil, 11 x 14 inches. ©2008. This hayfield is near Emily Provincial Park. Summer weekends used to find me jumping in my car before breakfast to go take landscape reference photos. I forced myself to paint this in one day, encouraging myself to get into the habit of painting, signing, […]

Cherry Beach, Toronto Outer Harbour

Cherry Beach, Toronto Outer Harbour (16″x20″) oil, by Carol Berry, copyright 2008 I previously posted the smaller study I did for this painting last  January. I used a photo reference that I took while sailing, so this is a different vantage point of a very popular Toronto beach and life guard house. Painted a couple […]

Tuesday Night portrait session

Tuesday Night portrait session at the Don Valley Art Club (16″X20″) oil, by Carol Berry, copyright 2010 I painted this a couple of Tuesdays ago with my friends at the Don Valley Art Club. I’m learning how to work with my new water soluble WN oils. For long-term health reasons I’m determined to like them. […]