Author Archives: Cortney Skinner

Now On my Easel

This is a very loose color study for a 20″ X 28″ portrait which is now on my easel. The portrait is a surprise to all (but the person who commissioned it) and is of a dear talented writer and … Continue reading

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Aside from working a lot on various projects (to be enumerated a bit later) I’m happy to be attending Necon in Bristol, Rhode Island this July, though the kindness and generosity of some fine people. Elizabeth Massie will be announced … Continue reading

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Right now on my easel is a private commission, a painting of H.P. Lovecraft. This is the color study. It shows Lovecraft standing on the rocks in Narragansett Bay with the city he loved, Providence, Rhode Island, in the background. The viewer can interpret … Continue reading

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Three Little Pears

Just a fast painting, about an hour and a half to do, of  three pears fresh from the market… chosen for their sensuous color and shape.

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