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http://mitchelllongpainter.blogspot.com
http://mitchell-long.com
I paint scenes I observe around New Orleans, most often on site. Through this direct (plein air) method, I hope to capture the essence of light, atmosphere and hour of day -- a moment in time.

I’ve always been interested in drawing and feel the structure of drawing has strengthened my work. In fact, linear structure never dissolves, even as my work becomes more abstract.

The scenes I paint are familiar ones to me, a part of my everyday life, but I try with each work to look at them in a new way. This pushes me to investigate new techniques, from high-key to monoprint to panoramic perspective. So while I remain true to the core traditional elements of painting -- perspective,…

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  • Male
  • Born on February 10
  • Joined August 6, 2010

Favorite materials

oil paint paper canvas

About

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mitchell-Long
http://mitchelllongpainter.blogspot.com
http://mitchell-long.com
I paint scenes I observe around New Orleans, most often on site. Through this direct (plein air) method, I hope to capture the essence of light, atmosphere and hour of day -- a moment in time.

I’ve always been interested in drawing and feel the structure of drawing has strengthened my work. In fact, linear structure never dissolves, even as my work becomes more abstract.

The scenes I paint are familiar ones to me, a part of my everyday life, but I try with each work to look at them in a new way. This pushes me to investigate new techniques, from high-key to monoprint to panoramic perspective. So while I remain true to the core traditional elements of painting -- perspective, light, value, key, color and paint viscosity -- I am always driven to explore.


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