My red and orange nasturtiums have been prolific this summer and displaying them in my collection of glass vases, bottles and jars and painting them, gives me great joy!
Paintings by Mary Sheehan Winn
Monday, September 26, 2022
Thursday, September 01, 2022
The Road Less Traveled
Friday, December 31, 2021
“Soulmates, Pam and Piper”
As soon as I saw this image I knew I had to paint the halo glow of the setting winter sun, around the silhouettes of Pam and Piper. Since the image was fairly dark I had to adjust and invent a composition that would set off the two main subjects. I delivered it on my annual trek to her Christmas Eve with the horses, open house in the Berkshires. It was magical🎄⭐️
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Please enjoy my photos of these magical equines.
Happy 2022 🤞🏼
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Girls Just Wanna Paint Challenge Pink and Orange
This month’s Girls Just Wanna Paint Challenge is pink and orange and as usual, I was putting off doing my painting until the last minute dreaming up all of the different ideas I had.
Luckily, I had this one in the archives because last Wednesday our area was hit hard by a Nor’easter and I spent the past four days doing stuff that involved cleanup and assistance and I was too tired to paint!
Friday, October 01, 2021
GJWP Challenge Chair
I began painting this simple white chair with a pitcher of sunflowers upon it but I hadn’t set up a background. I liked where I was going so I put it into Procreate to see what could be done to resolve it. I ended up having the most success I’ve ever had with Procreate and loving the result.I will post the finished painting at some point and it may or may not look like this.Check out Girls Just Wanna Paint to see the other chairs.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Girls Just Wanna Paint challenge “June”
Monday, March 01, 2021
Lost in Thought and Girls Just Wanna Paint
Monday, December 07, 2020
I painted outdoors on one of the last warm days and was struck by the light shining through the foliage of this flaming orange bush, against the dark background. I knew I had to take it on! It was a struggle to “make” something out of the area around the bush, which was actually a stone wall, but I figured it out using temperature and color. I had only to create some shadow areas with a grayed down mid range dark. I toned the canvas orange which preserved the glow of the bush.
Sunday, November 01, 2020
GJWP Challenge “Unity”
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Storm On Trouants Island Road
Trouants Island is connected to the Marshfield Hills mainland by a dirt road through the marsh, which is only passable at low tide.
I was out there recently during a summer rainstorm. Suddenly the sun broke through the still black sky and lit up the marsh in a dazzling display of bright greens! Check out our paintings for this month’s challenge “Marshfield Hills”, at GJWP.
Monday, August 31, 2020
Road Trip and Celtic Cross
7x9 Sketchbook Watercolor
Friday, July 31, 2020
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Selfie with Shades
Check out the Girls Just Wanna Paint, Sunglasses Selfie post here tomorrow.
Sunday, May 31, 2020
Girls Just Wanna Paint June Challenge
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Swimming Against the Tide
Friday, April 10, 2020
"Still Life" GJWP challenge
I'm primarily an oil painter, sometime watercolor painter and dabble in other media. I picked up acrylics a couple of years ago when I took a workshop with my friend and fellow GJWP artist, Page Pearson Railsback.
I love the creaminess of the paint and the way I can create transparent layers over previous passages. The color is rich and not chalky as I remember it from my long ago, art student days.
I'd been working on this abstract piece which seemed like a metaphor for life coming to an abrupt stop. Placing careful brushstrokes next to one another, as I worked out the color harmony on this was fun and meditative. I plan on doing more.
I'm still in Naples and don't plan on returning home until the insanity subsides.
Sunday, March 01, 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
GJWP Challenge - Chinese New Year
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