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Sailing into the New Year

Wait! It’s January and business as usual already! That peaceful dreamy holiday respite is long gone and it is work mode. (Ok, I have amnesia, holidays are rarely peaceful and dreamy.) Show season has officially started and I’m Atlanta bound to exhibit Carpe Diem Papers at Atlanta AmericasMart. This is the time of year I’m […]

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Whaler’s Cove: Values & Aerial Perspective

                                                                                “Whaler’s Cove” ~ 12×8 Oil Painting April 13 2015 Point Lobos After exploring the Monterey coast waiting for the sun to rise and the fog to lift, I discovered a hidden bay at the entrance of Point Lobos called Whaler’s Cove where I noticed the subtle effects of aerial perspective and receding values that would create a beautiful painting. This quiet…

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Ocean Calling

Humans have deserted the beach, but the gulls seek out the sands for protection from the storm that has the surf crashing high, layer after layer. All I wanted was to stand there. It was my birthday. All I wanted was to dissolve into it…each water dr…

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Ocean Calling

Humans have deserted the beach, but the gulls seek out the sands for protection from the storm that has the surf crashing high, layer after layer. All I wanted was to stand there. It was my birthday. All I wanted was to dissolve into it…each water dr…

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On a Beach

One of the very special things about the Oregon Coast is the abundance of creeks and rivers that flow out of the coastal range and create small estuaries on the sandy beaches. The fresh water provides habitat for whole communities of plants and wildlife. I enjoyed painting this scene on Ona Beach, just south of […]

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Rocky

I painted these coastal scenes in plein air at the Oregon Coast through an annual event that artist Eric Sandgren sponsors every year. He conducts workshops and invites all plein air painters to come and join at the various locations. Painting with a group adds to the excitement and creates a camaraderie that transforms the usually solitary experience into […]

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Plein Air Convention in Monterey

I have been invited to be an instructor again at the 3rd annual Plein Air Convention during the week of April 7-11, 2014  in Monterey California.   This is the largest convention for outdoor painters, and I encourage plein air painters everywhere to come to the convention.  And if you are a “The Grand View” viewer or member attending the Convention, I invite you to paint with me on location during the week. Last year, I painted this painting en plein air called “The Tides at Asilomar” of the ocean near Monterey, California. If you are interested in attending, contact http://www.pleinairconvention.com/ for…

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Gold Beach

On a short trip to Gold Beach, I painted the view from our hotel balcony as a storm rolled in. One curious seagull hung out nearby – requesting food or maybe just looking for artistic insight! Knife-painted oil on 14″x 18″ canvas. $65…

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Sunny Gold Beach

The Oregon coast is one of the most remote and unpopulated coastlines in the continental U.S. Wind and rain are always a possibility, but even in the winter there are days that make the heart sing because the water is so blue and the breezes are so mild. Needless to say, it’s one of my […]

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Nautical Chains

I hope you enjoy my paintings as much as I enjoy painting them! ~ Billye Woodford Billye Woodford

“Nautical Chains” 9 x 12 original oil on canvas, painting by artist Billye Woodford. $375 “At the docks the old chains are so colorful, and with the pilings they make a scene to remember. I want to preserve my memories by painting them. Things like this have a long life, but we never know when …

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