Martha Faires
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  • Charlotte, NC
  • United States
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Bradford Organic Market

"This is beautiful!Full of glorious light."
Jun 12
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Aging Acorns

"Thank you, Steven, Ray, E.M. And Scott.  I am always encouraged when accomplished artists such as you all give me positive feedback.  I’m glad to be on this quest with your all. "
May 14
Steven W. Dunn commented on Martha Faires's photo
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Aging Acorns

"You've handled the light so well!"
May 14
Ray Richardson commented on Martha Faires's photo
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Aging Acorns

"Great lighting and shadow work "
May 11
E.M. Corsa commented on Martha Faires's photo
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Aging Acorns

"Just lovely."
May 11
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Aging Acorns

"Really simple subject nicely done!"
May 11
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Aging Acorns

done mostly plein air with a few studio adjustments, 12x16, oil on gesso board
May 10
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Late Light and Shadows

"Thank you, Ray!"
May 1
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Apr 30
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Late Light and Shadows

Oil, plein air, 8x6
Apr 27
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Sunlit Purples

"Thank Martha, I'm going to give it a try."
Apr 20
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Spring Planting

"Thank you, Steven.  I always wish spring would hang around longer, but then I say the same for every season because each is full of wonderful subjects that I never have time to paint."
Apr 19
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Sunlit Purples

"Well, actually I use brown paper greeting cards or brown paper sketchbooks the color of grocery bags, but Dawn Whitelaw says she has painted on  real grocery bags. I got the idea from watching her video.  Sometimes I coat the cards with…"
Apr 19
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Sunlit Purples

"Ok Martha, tell all of us out there about painting on grocery bags.  Do you prime them with anything or are you painting on it untreated??"
Apr 17
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"Azalea Hedge Study" 9x12 oil

"Beautiful.  And it looks like pure fun (and a lot of work)."
Apr 15
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Sunlit Purples

"Thank you, Scott.  I’m loving this spring.  This is quarantine sanity saver. "
Apr 15

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Waverunner Studio

I have just returned from an adventure on a little Yamaha Wave Runner . I spent the week camping at Lake Russell in SC--water like glass reflecting lush green trees and red dirt cliffs, egrets and hawks, buttermilk clouds. But the real pay off was the preparation to paint. My husband helped me fashion a little pochade from a wooden box that I packed in a waterproof bag with my other painting…
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Posted on August 14, 2010 at 11:11am

Floating Studio--How To



My last post was written on the wings of my excitement about my week of plein air fun. Today I’ll relive the fun by sharing my tips and treasures of making it easy.…

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Posted on August 14, 2010 at 11:00am

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At 7:42am on March 29, 2011, Sudy Dressler said…
Love your "Blue House"--your use of color and your composition.
At 7:40am on March 29, 2011, Sudy Dressler said…
Martha, thank you for your comment on my painting.
At 6:40am on March 6, 2011, Tony Robinson said…
Hi Martha,
I've been told I need all the friends I can get. And especially a resourceful one like the gal sitting on the wave-runner with the umbrella. Brilliant photo. Thanks.
At 5:42pm on January 9, 2011, Morgan Dethman said…
Thanks. I am quite excited. My husband got me a French Easel for Christmas so I feel equipped. Looking forward to a future paint out.
At 3:49am on September 26, 2009, Mona Hearne said…
Good to see you here Martha............this network is and is going to be great! Mona
At 12:22am on September 26, 2009, Scott Boyle -admin said…
Hey Martha, how about posting that plein air unicycle rider on the video page sometime.

Scott
At 10:47pm on September 25, 2009, Martha Faires said…
Thanks, Scott, for being an organizer and an inspiration.
 
 
 

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