Splash chronicles a moment of solitude. Water, light, and time flow onward, a standing stone and an appreciative painter are the only witnesses.
Visual impressions have immediacy. Certain arrangements can lead to appreciation for the intrinsic beauty of the objects, like orange apricots in a blue and white bowl.
Harmony pervades as the sun caresses the pleats and tucks of the coastal landscape in the painting, Annisquam Sunset, by Boston Artist, Melody Phaneuf,
Portraiture by Melody Phaneuf ~What reveals the essence of someone? Each day I see some new expression, another nuance of the complexity of who she was.
Finishing a painting is a painstaking process of adjustment. It is a process of seeing the whole and communicating in paint that coherence. I call to mind the words of a great teacher, Bob Hunter, “when in doubt, simplify.”
Walking in Winter is a scene that draws me in by the abstraction first, then the recognition that there is something, a figure walking in a hilly, snow-covered environment second.
New Year 2012~
It all goes by very fast and I remind myself that each day I am constructing memories as I continue to pursue the light and the meaning of things with brushes, paint, and inspiration.
If it is true that visual patterns energize us in certain ways, the structure of Con Spirito is certain to move us with dynamic flow~ Melody The Artist Home features Phaneuf’s original oil paintings on tumbled marble tile murals and beverage coasters, fine art prints, and handmade note cards~ Great Gift Ideas
Painting Winter Twilight was a quieting experience. I especially enjoy the delicate drama of these silvery scenes illuminated by the comparative brilliance of transitional light.
Melody Phaneuf is an award-winning Boston Artist, well known for her evocative still life, landscape, and portrait paintings.
Melody Phaneuf is an award-winning Boston Artist, well known for her evocative still life, landscape, and portrait paintings. She has exhibited at The National Arts Club in New York City, Galerie Herouet in Paris, and with Art du Monde, in Japan. Her paintings are regularly on view at The Guild of Boston Artists in Boston, Ma; North Shore Arts in Gloucester, Ma; and Patricia Hutton Galleries in Doylestown, Pa.