Attentive Equations

P1010171The Artwork of Judith Reeve

oil painter, lithographer, printer, draftsman, teacher

Fremont Center, New York

 

 

Quadrants – New Works

“Pulling Down the Clouds (Over Missoula)” – 14″ x 20″, Oil on Linen, part of my new Quadrants series.

 

Current Blog Post:

Delacroix’s Drawing Method

This winter I have engaged in a practice of drawing figures from memory. This ability to draw from one’s mind’s eye is a skill that was practiced by artists until the 20th century. It subsequently, has fallen out of use with, I believe, the advent of photography. In the 19th century artists engaged in both working from life or “imitative” drawing and memory drawing. The artist, Paul-Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, in the 19th century, taught a method of memory drawing that was meant to liberate the artist from strictly working imitatively. He found that memory only retains those things that have produced an effect on the mind and the emotions.  Read More… 

 

Pochade Landscape Paintings – available in the gallery

  • A Beautiful Morning
  • Beach Head Cape Cod
  • Cabbage Field
  • Cape Cliffs
  • Dune Cliffs, Cape Cod II
  • Dune cliffs
  • Farm Wagons
  • Head of the Meadow Cape Cod
  • Heifer Barn spring
  • Jutting Rock and Surf
  • Pleasant Valley Road
  • Pool, Plattekill
  • River Rocks
  • Rock and Reflections
  • Rocks in Shadow
  • Spring Snow
  • Surf and Rock
  • The Last of the Leaves
  • Fishing Boats, Harbor Fog
  • Firewood