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