Portrait & Figure Sketching From Life

in February 2009

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The exhibit featured portrait and figure sketches and paintings by six South Shore artists. On two Saturday afternoons, February 7 and February 28, the artists offered portrait and figure sketching for the public at the Gallery. Visitors were encouraged to chat with the artists, view the exhibited work, and pose for a quick sketch or painting, with an option, but no obligation, to purchase the result. The cost of the work started at $75. Sketches were done in pencil, charcoal, or oil paint. 

On Saturday, February 7, artists Debbie Burnham, T. A. Charron, Jane Flavell Collins were available at the Gallery from 1 to 4 pm.

Debbie Burnham, a member of South Shore art communities, works mainly in oil and pastel, she enjoys painting landscapes and still lifes, but her first love is painting portraits.
T. A. Charron, an elected member of many prominent American art societies, has received over 90 awards for excellence in both painting and drawing. His artwork is in the permanent collections of museums and many other public and private collections worldwide, his paintings have been published in four historical books.
Jane Flavell Collins, a well-known portrait artist, is a three time New England Emmy Award winner for her courtroom art work and is currently a courtroom artist for WBZ-TV 4.

On Saturday, February 28, artists Dianne Panarelli Miller, Vcevy Strekalovsky, Tatiana Yanovskaya were available at the Gallery from 10am to 2 pm.

Dianne Panarelli Miller , local and national award winning artist, is a member of the Portrait Society of America and Oil Painters of America.
Vcevy Strekalovsky , a third-generation painter of Russian heritage, exhibits figures, portraits, livestock, and urban and rural landscapes throughout New England . He practices architecture in Hingham .
Tatiana Yanovskaya , born in Ukraine , loves the Russian traditional painting; she was exposed to the paintings of the greatest Russian and Ukrainian traditional artists throughout her school years.

 

Debbie Burnham
oil, 12"x16", NFS

 

Debbie Burnham
oil, 18"x14", NFS

 

Debbie Burnham
oil, 16"x20", NFS

 

Jane Flavell Collins
charcoal, 17"x14", NFS

 

T. A. Charron
oil, 28"x20", NFS

 

T. A. Charron
"Song of the Flower", oil, 30"x24"

 

T. A. Charron
"Portrait of Sami", pencil, 10"x8"

 

T. A. Charron
"Scarlet Tangents", pencil, 15"x20"

 

Dianne Panarelli Miller
"A Penny For Your Thought", oil, 16"x12"

 

Dianne Panarelli Miller
oil, 12"x9", NFS

 

Dianne Panarelli Miller
oil, 12"x9", NFS

 

Dianne Panarelli Miller
"The Bride", oil, 30"x24"

 

Dianne Panarelli Miller
oil, 30"x24", NFS

 

Tatiana Yanovskaya
oil, 14"x11", NFS

 

Tatiana Yanovskaya
oil, 16"x12", NFS

 

Tatiana Yanovskaya
"Proud Girl", oil, 16"x12"

 

Tatiana Yanovskaya
"Her Back", oil, 11"x14"

 

Tatiana Yanovskaya
"Street Tango", oil, 12"x9"

 

Vcevy Strekalovsky
"Lisa of Milton", oil, 16"x12"

 

Vcevy Strekalovsky
"Dyevotchka", oil, 14"x11"

 

Vcevy Strekalovsky
"Lindsay", oil, 16"x12"

 

and many more...