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March 28, 2020

I'm use to painting in front of a class, but this is a little different. Working and talking and looking good in front of the camera, piece of cake. Well, 2 out of 3 isn't bad. 

Here's a quick look at what goes on in one of the online creations.

Thanks for taking a look....

February 28, 2020

 This is how I went about this snow painting. The reference photo for the painting came from Mackinac Island Friend Heather May.

The video is only a minute long, but it took me 4 hours to paint.

 Take a look, Thanks

I recently gave an oil painting workshop on Color in Augusta Ga for some really fine folks. 

We were working with the same paint, mediums, canvases, and photos and the students really liked the photos that I had chosen for the workshop. One of the things about working w...

This piece was commissioned by an old friend of mine for his daughter's wedding. Being a very special moment in their lives I decided to make a quick video of me painting it. Congratulations Troy!

So here we go!

January 17, 2019

"Yellow Cart" 14 x 18 Oil Painting By James Swanson

This blog was done for my Monday Night  Painting Class.

We started this painting in class and I'm in the studio today to put some finishing touches on it.

Take a look.