Seeing Color in the Desert – International Artist Magazine

My article Seeing Color in the Desert (originally posted on CaliforniaDesertArt.com) has been reprinted in the August/September 2014 issue of International Artist magazine. It originally started with notes from my sketchbook about what I was observing while out painting, and what to do about certain problems that color posed or provided a solution to. Advertisements Continue reading Seeing Color in the Desert – International Artist Magazine

Upcoming Workshops

I’ve just put new painting workshops on the calendar, so they’re now open to registration. These workshops have limited space available, and are filled on a first come first served basis. For more info and to register, visit ericmerrell.com/workshops.html FALL 2014 WORKSHOPS IN THE MOONLIGHT: NOCTURNE PAINTING WORKSHOP Pasadena, CA October 4-5, 2014, $275 PAINTING … Continue reading Upcoming Workshops

Painting Nocturnes

Moonwashed Desert, 21″ x 24″, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, © Eric Merrell I’ll be teaching a workshop next weekend, Oct. 12-13, 2013, focusing on painting nocturnes. If you’re interested in signing up for this unique experience, you can find more info here. Ever since I began painting at night it’s been a deep … Continue reading Painting Nocturnes

The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires

An Interview with Eric Merrell Discussing His Salton Sea Haze and Gustav Klimt’s (1862-1918) Attersee, 1909 by Stephanie Campbell (Summer 2013 issue, CAC Newsletter) Eric Merrell, Salton Sea Haze, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 30″ x 30″ American Legacy Fine Arts, Pasadena Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Attersee, 1901, Oil on canvas, 31.57″ x 31.57″ Leopold … Continue reading The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires