Ken Devine

Ken Devine Snowfall oil on board 6"x 6" 2012

Ken Devine Stranded oil on board 6"x 6" 2012

Ken Devine Snow Glow oil on board 6"x 6" 2012

Ken Devine First Fall oil on board 6"x 6" 2012

Here in The Art Room, the final days of December will be dedicated to winter scenes by contemporary "Daily Painters". I'm starting things off with four terrific small snow scenes by U.K. artist Ken Devine

One thing I love about these paintings is the firework-like display of popping color in scenes that other artists may have interpreted more soberly. I also love his joyful approach to brushwork. It's as though he is saying- if painting isn't fun, why do it?

 I paint one study a day during the working week unless I'm ill, on holiday or dead. 
It's frustrating, challenging, messy and rewarding....usually in that order.
-Ken Devine 

The month of December will be dedicated to the theme of "Winter". Please email your suggestion (not your own work please) with a few words to decribe why you like it. Be sure to include the title, medium, size and year.

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