Tag Archive 'Farms'

“Wetlands at Moss Landing” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil I was painting with my MBPAPA friends at the wetlands near the harbor at Moss Landing. It had been raining for weeks, and we finally had a break in the weather for a quick painting, and a great lunch at the Haute Enchilada.

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  “Millhouse on the Thames” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This image is of the Mapledurham Watermill on the River Thames in Oxfordshire  

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“Gayle’s Yard, Auberry” by Murray Wagnon 11″X14″ Oil This painting along the banks of the creek in my Sister’s backyard in Auberry, Calfornia, has appeared in a few on-line publications, due to the “Old School Easel” I had to build after leaving my tripod at home.    

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“Moonlight, San Juan Bautista” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil Tonight, I did something, as an artist, that I have never done before, and I learned an important lesson pursuant to that endeavor. I painted a Nocturne. Nocturne is the term for a plein air painting done at night. Kenn Backhaus, in a workshop […]

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“Old Pepper Tree & Adobe Wall” by Murray Wagnon 11″x 14″ Oil My second painting for the “Paint San Juan Bautista III” event brought into play the old “Mad dogs & Englishmen” saying, because the day was very hot, and I was being very English, standing in the street, painting this old Pepper tree. This […]

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“Old Pepper -San Juan Bautista-” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil In preparation for this years “Paint San Juan Bautista” event, I joined some of my fellow MBPAPA artists to do some “warm-up” paintings in the old Mission town. I have always loved this old Pepper tree by the Castro-Breen House and grounds. Old […]

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“Village Scene” by Murray Wagnon 6″ x 18″ Oil In my studies, I came upon a pencil drawing done by Cezanne, as an “underdrawing” for a watercolor. Since he never got around to doing the actual painting, I though I would. I made a sketch based on his sketch, and added some “Cezanne-esque” color.

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“The Pigeon Tower” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This studio painting was based on an old black & white photograph from the 1930’s of the motif Cezanne and Renoir painted together near the Bellvue home of Cezanne’s sister. The building on the right didn’t exist when they did their paintings. Consider it an […]

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“An Old Barn in San Benito County” by Murray Wagnon 8″ x 24″ Oil If you go back through this archive, you will see that this isn’t the first time I’ve painted this old barn in San Juan Bautista. I hope it won’t be the last, but by the way it looks, the next time […]

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“Ranch Outbuildings, Santa Teresa” by Murray Wagnon 12″ x 24″ Oil I enjoyed my painting “French Wheat”, so I decided to lend that interpretation to the ranch outbuildings on the hill behind my house.

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