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Anatomical Position

Anatomical Position Anterior Male Anterior Female Posterior Male Posterior Female I received a grant last year to help with my figurative anatomy studies.  It was a real boost, both in morale and in the opportunity to study something awesome. I took a 3 month online intensive artistic anatomy course, I spent three weeks at the […]

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Drawing of Shalyn.  For sale here on Etsy.Filed under: Drawing, figure, Portrait Tagged: 2013, art, Ashland Art Center, drawing, etsy, female nude drawing, figurative, figure, fine art, life drawing, nude, nude drawing, nude female, portrait, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, work of sarah f burns

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Day Three of 30 Paintings in 30 Days – Another Portrait

Going For It & Improvising Sometimes success is showing up and going for it. That’s how today’s post feels. This is another portrait improvisation. I try to start and finish in one sitting, which is not my usual approach. For me, this is a test of wits. I have to be able to think on […]

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The Artist’s Daughter

I painted this at an open model studio in Taos, working alongside well-known Taos artists, some of whom have been painting here since the region first became an artists’ mecca. The model was the daughter of one of the artists. NFS Media: Oil on canvas panel Size: 10″x8″

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Portrait of Sparro, from Ilene Geinger’s studio sessions. Filed under: Drawing, figure, Portrait Tagged: clothed, drawing, figure, graphite, male, pencil, portrait, sarah, sarah f burns, sketch, study

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Portrait of Beth

My favorite working method is having the model come to your studio many days in a row (nine sessions, unless I lost count) – instead of the way I used to work, which was have the model come once a week for a number of weeks.  When you have the model in the room everyday, […]

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Finished Skull

  Finished this piece in time for the PERISHABLE show at APU. I’m also making another project for that show, that I will take no pictures of, tell you nothing about and that is temporary so the only way to view it will be to come see it during April at APU.Filed under: Ashland Painters […]

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Julian Bell and Sarah F Burns at APU

Flyer for Ashland Painters Union show of works by Sarah F Burns and Julian Bell

Our show opens Feb 7.  I will have to miss the opening cause I’m heading to San Francisco for a anatomy workshop (involving cadavers!) at BACAA. Filed under: Ashland Painters Union, figure, Flowers, painting, Paintings, Portrait, Uncategorized Tagged: 2014, APU, Ashland Painters Union, fine art, floral, flowers, Julian Bell, oil, oil painting, oregon, painting, Sarah […]

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My latest piece for Smithfields.  My working title is Water.  Titles -eh.  They’re hard.  They either very robotic for me, or very silly and embarrassing.  I am not a writer. I was playing with echoes in this piece – the male figure and the crab both have bent knees, orange color.  The woman has a […]

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School Skull Study

I teach a class on Wednesdays and before/afterward I’ve been working on this skull as a demo for students.  Next step – transfer it to a panel and paint it. Filed under: Drawing, Portrait, Still Life Tagged: 2013, anatomy, Ashland Art Center, class, drawing, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, skull, still life

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