Here are the Blogs in the Oil Painting category.
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Monday, 10 October 2016
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blog preview image Several years ago I visited New Harbor, Maine, an artists' dream. I'm still reviewing and revising some of the pleinair pieces that I painted there. This boathouse in Back Cove is one of the most frequently painted and photographed boathouses in the state....Read More...
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Posted on 10/10/2016 6:19 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Monday, 26 September 2016
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blog preview image My great grandson loves trains and so do I. I couldn't resist painting the colorful "Chuggington" train set when I saw the light shining through it. It's such fun to be able to relive childhood through grandchildren....Read More...
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Posted on 09/26/2016 6:00 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Monday, 29 August 2016
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blog preview image Now and then my husband brings flowers home. These were so beautiful that I couldn't pass up the opportunity to paint them....Read More...
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Posted on 08/29/2016 12:15 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Thursday, 26 May 2016
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blog preview image "Tennessee Timber" is the title given to this oil painting of a logging truck. I was stuck behind this truck on Rt. 70 between Dickson and Waverly. I was captivated by the pattern of light and dark created by the stacked logs and also by the red, white and yellow caution flags....Read More...
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Posted on 05/26/2016 2:32 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016
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blog preview image Recently the Chestnut Group of pleinair painters brought Skip Whitcomb and Dan Young to Nashville to advance our knowledge of pleinair painting (painting in the open air). It was such a privilege to learn from these experienced artists and to paint on some of the most beautiful property in Williamson ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2016 8:55 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Tuesday, 29 September 2015
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Continuing to paint scenes related to my love of trains brought me to the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tennessee.  The L&N train trestle across the Cumberland River is a drawbridge and was build in 1850. It is still being used today.  You are most likely to see a CSX coal train coming from the coal ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/29/2015 8:05 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Tuesday, 22 September 2015
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The great Union Pacific engine was parked in the Radnor Bowl beside a CSX engine. On the third track was a coal car awaiting transport.  These engines and many others may be observed on the many tracks that run through Nashville.  Great grandson, Charlie, is always ready to go "train scouting" just ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/22/2015 3:52 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Monday, 14 September 2015
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blog preview image    While recovering from recent surgery I was gifted with lovely floral arrangements.  While unable to pursue my love of pleinair painting outside during this time, I determined to immortalize the beautiful flowers. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/14/2015 8:30 AM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Tuesday, 18 August 2015
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"Ready To Roll" was recently purchased by a private art collector.  Glad to know that it will have a good home.  I'll miss it, though. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2015 6:00 AM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Tuesday, 11 August 2015
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blog preview image Thanks you LeQuire And Company Gallery for selling "Sun Dried" painted on Monhegan Island off the coast of New Harbor, Maine.  This is one of my favorites. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/11/2015 9:00 AM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
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Thursday, 16 July 2015
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blog preview image Another exciting Portrait Painting Workshop here in Nashville was completed in January. Students concentrated on painting a portrait in the traditional representational style. This is my painting of John Cranshaw, our model. I call it "All Hat and No Horse". There will be another workshop focusing on ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/16/2015 9:14 AM by Jean
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Tuesday, 14 July 2015
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blog preview image This portrait of Richard was done in 3 hours at the Paul LeQuire and Company Gallery in Nashville, TN. He was a wonderful model and I enjoyed painting him. ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/14/2015 10:10 AM by Jean
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Wednesday, 8 July 2015
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blog preview image As a Nashville portrait artist, I have discovered that it is difficult to sit still for 20 minutes at a time and to do that for 6 hours is impossible for a young person. Emmett at 14 was okay about photographs but not oil portraits from life. His grandmother provided the photo and we painted from the ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2015 10:09 AM by Jean
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